Nigeria: Buhari Kicks Off Abuja-Kaduna Train Service Monday

Nigerian Train

NIGERIAN President, Muhammadu Buhari, will tomorrow kick off the newly completed Abuja (ldu)-Kaduna (Rigasa) Train Service for commercial operation.

A statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Transportation, Yetunde Shonaike, stated that the event, which would take off by 10.00a.m at the Idu Railway Terminal would be attended by important diginitaries in the society, including state governors, captains of industries and stakeholders in the transportation sector.

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has been test-running the train service by moving people free of charge from Abuja to Kaduna and back since June 15, 2016.

The Abuja-Kaduna train service is part of the on-going efforts and commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to providing modern, safe and affordable means of transportation in the country and will serve as a vehicle for delivering sustainable socio-economic development, social harmony and political stability.


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