The Nigeria Railway Company (NRC) has briefly halted its stopover on the Ajaokuta practice station following bandit assaults on business buses near the neighborhood of the station, Blueprint has gathered.
Blueprint correspondent gathered that the administration of NRC took the choice with a view to avert a repeat of the Abuja-Kaduna practice assault the place terrorists killed scores of passengers and kidnapped others, many who’re nonetheless in custody of the terrorists months after they have been kidnapped.
The Ajaokuta station is a part of the central line masking 326-kilometer on the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri railway line and commences business operations in August 2021.
The one-track challenge, constructed by China Civil Engineering Building Company (CCECC) was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the ancillary amenities yard.
A prime official of the company confided in our correspondent that the company has taken all mandatory measures to make sure that a repeat of the Abuja-Kaduna incident doesn’t occur once more inside the complete networks on its hall.