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Gov. Bello Evacuated By Helicopter As Commuters Are Stuck On Abuja-Kaduna Expressway




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The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello was evacuated by a helicopter when his convoy got stuck in a gridlock on the Abuja-Kaduna highway on Sunday.

It was gathered that Bello was caught up in the gridlock, while returning to his state after paying a condolence visit to the Emir of Zazzau, Ahmed Nuhu Bamali over the death of Hammanu Dauda.

The Niger State Governor was airlifted from the gridlock by a helicopter while other commuters remained stranded on the highway, according to a report on Monday monitored by our correspondent on Arise News.

The Abuja-Kaduna expressway which is a route for commuters from the Northern part of the country to the Southern part has become a haven for bandits and hoodlums.

There have been several reports of attacks, kidnapping and killings on the route.

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Concerned Nigerians at one time or the other have lamented over the high level of insecurity in the area.