The federal government on Monday announced that the Abuja-Kaduna train services will resume services in November 2022.
Mu’azu Sambo, minister of transportation, made this known at a press briefing organised by the Ministry of Information and Culture in Abuja.
The train services were suspended since March 28, 2022, by the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) after terrorists bombed the moving train, killed some passengers and abducted at least 60 passengers. The incident attracted public outcry and condemnation in the country and across the globe.
The minister, while describing the incident as sad, said the federal government has learned its lessons and has now put in place security measures to ensure the safety of passengers travelling the route.
According to him, the government has put in place surveillance measures that will allow security agencies and the president to monitor activities going on in the train corridor.