Eighty-five days after passengers on the Abuja-Kaduna train were attacked, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), ordered security and intelligence agencies to secure their release. In a statement via his official Twitter handle, Buhari said all hostages still held by the terrorist must be rescued and returned to their families alive. He said, “I have directed our security and intelligence agencies to scale up and speed up efforts to secure the safe release of all the remaining abducted Abuja-Kaduna train passengers. “I welcome the safe return of the recently-released passengers, to their families and loved ones.
Source: Punch June 21, 2022 21:01 UTC