Rotimi Amaechi denies train station attack report


Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has taken to the social media to deny the online report that he escaped bandits attack yesterday night.

An online tabloid had yesterday claimed that bandit suspected to be kidnappers laid an ambush for train passengers who arrived the Rigasa, Kaduna train station from Abuja.

According to the report, Amaechi who was one of the hundreds of train passengers on hearing the gunshots quickly made a detour by reversing his convoy in the direction of Rigasa road to escape from the suspected kidnappers.

However, a few minutes after the report surfaced; Amaechi tweeted via his Twitter handle @ChibuikeAmaechi to deny the story.

“Fake news. This is completely concocted,” he wrote.

Bandit has in recent times target the Kaduna/Abuja rail line with dozen passengers reported to have been kidnapped last month shortly after arriving from Abuja in the night.


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