While the president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari is yet to react to the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna rail yesterday leading to the loss of lives of no fewer than two persons with several others injured.
The 2023 presidential aspirant under the platform of the Social Democratic Party, Prince Adewole Adebayo has expressed his sadness towards the tragic incident.
Adebayo made it known via a tweet on Tuesday that he had frequented the rail route in the past month, noting that the attack is “painful” and “revolting” to his soul.
“In the last one month, I have traveled on the Abuja-Kaduna rail repeatedly morning and night in the company of my friends and associates. The tragic bombing of that railway and train with loss of lives and limbs and kidnappings is painful, tragic, and revolting to my soul. I mourn,’ the aspirant wrote.
According to reports, suspected bandit terrorists detonated bombs on the Railtrack of an Abuja-Kaduna train, successfully immobilizing it.
On Monday night, credible sources confirmed the attack to DAILY NIGERIAN, saying it took place between Katari and Rijana.
According to one of the passengers who confirmed the incident over the phone, the attackers surrounded the train and began shooting sporadically.
“All the passengers are currently lying on the floor of the train. The bandits are shooting sporadically. We are in danger,” said one of the panic-stricken passengers.
There are at least 970 passengers on board the train.