Emerging report reaching on Saturday morning, indicates that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, alongside hundreds of train passengers narrowly escaped an attack by bandits, last Sunday evening.
It was gathered that the kidnappers laid an ambush around Mando area, and attempted to attack the passengers, who arrived at Rigasa Train Station around 8:15pm.
The kidnappers reportedly opened fire on the vehicles, before Mobile Policemen and Soldiers arrived the scene in armoured vehicles to repel the attack.
A passenger said: “We were lucky the Police and Soldiers were nearby to come our rescue. The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, was among the passengers. His convoy had to make a detour onto Rigasa road.”
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