The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, reportedly escaped a kidnap attempt at Rigasa train station On Sunday evening.
An online news platform, Daily Nigerian claimed that the laid an ambush around Mando area and attempted to ambush the passengers, who arrived at Rigasa train station in the evening.
The train reportedly arrived at Rigasa train station around 8:15 pm.
A source claimed that mobile policemen and soldiers swiftly arrived at the scene within a short time after the attack started.
“We were lucky the police and soldiers are nearby to come to our rescue. The minister of Transport Rotimi Amaechi was among the passengers. His convoy had to make a detour onto Rigasa road,” said a passenger, Musa Lawan.
As at the time of filing this report the Kaduna Police Command, was yet to speak on the attack.