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Tinubu Describes Kaduna Train Attack As National Disaster, Donates 50M



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The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and presidential hopeful, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has commiserate with the Kaduna state government over the recent train attack by terrorists locally known as bandits.

Naija News recalls that bandit terrorists had last Monday evening attacked a Kaduna bound train with explosives and gunfire, killing eight people, injuring many and abducting others.

The APC Leader accompanied by former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima arrived Kaduna to meet with Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

He was received by the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, Senators Uba Sani and Suleiman Abdu-Kwri at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, the Kaduna State seat of power.

Others on Tinubu’s entourage include the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Senator Abu Ibrahim.

Mr Tinubu who described the train attack as a national disaster, made a donation of N50 million to victims of the attack.

According to him, the constant attacks in Kaduna should be a concern to everyone as it have claimed hundreds of lives and properties in recent times.

He added that killings by bandits is no longer acceptable and must stop.

Tinubu also encouraged the state governor not to be deterred by the unfortunate incidents but to continue delivering good governance

He also appealed to well-to-do Nigerians to support the Kaduna state government in addressing the humanitarian crises created by bandits attacks.