- The belongings of those attacked by terrorists on the Abuja-Kaduna train by terrorists on March 28, have been given to the government
- According to the state government, about nine people have already collected their items after presenting proof at the point of recovery
- Some of these items comprise over 100 pieces of luggage, valuables, gadgets and other personal effects
Following the deadly attack by terrorists on the Abuja-Kaduna train, the Kaduna state government has received luggage, valuables and other belongings of some affected passengers.
According to Daily Trust the items, according to the state government, were handed over to the state security operatives, who gathered them from the scene of the attack.
This was disclosed in a statement by Samuel Aruwan, commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs.
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“Nine persons had already collected their items after presenting proof at the point of recovery by the military.”
“The remaining belongings, received with a detailed inventory, will be carefully stored. A system for the receipt of claims will be communicated to the public subsequently."
Tinubu calls for donations to bereaved families of Kaduna train attack
Meanwhile, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has called for donations to the families of those who lost their lives and the wounded passengers aboard the attacked Kaduna train.
Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos state, made the call in a statement seen by Legit.ng on Tuesday, March 29.
“We are one national family. We must aid our brothers and sisters at this time. While we do all we can to give comfort to those in need of it, we must stiffen our resolve and make stronger our response to such atrocities.”
Insecurity: Bombard terrorist enclaves, Senate tells Nigerian military
In a related development, the Nigerian military has been urged to declare a full-scale war on terrorists operating across states of the country.
The call was made by lawmakers of the Nigerian Senate after the attack on an Abuja-Kaduna-bound train on Monday, March 28.
According to the Senate, the operations of the terrorists in Kaduna makes it imperative for the appropriate authorities to take decisive action.