Railway Corporation Dismisses Report of Suspension of Train Activities in Edo

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, has dismissed reports of the suspension of train services on the Itakpe-Warri axis following an attack by gunmen on Ekehen Train Station in Edo State.

Managing Director of NRC, Fidet Okhiria, revealed that the train services have not been suspended, contrary to reports making the rounds.

Okhiria confirmed that there was an attack which the police and the NRC are currently looking into, but maintained that the incident has not disrupted operations at the station.

According to the Police, the abductors, armed with AK-47 rifles, invaded the train station and shot indiscriminately into the air before abducting scores of intending travellers into the bush.

Written by: Helen Obih

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