Buhari kicks off Abuja-Kaduna train service tomorrow

President Muhammadu  Buhari will tomorrow kick off the newly completed Abuja (ldu)-Kaduna (Rigasa) Train Service for commercial operation.

A statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Transportation, Yetunde Shonaike, stated that the event, which would take off by 10.00a.m at the Idu Railway Terminal would be attended by important diginitaries  in the society, including state governors, captains of industries and  stakeholders in the transportation sector.

The Nigerian  Railway Corporation (NRC) has been test-running the train service  by moving people free of charge from Abuja to Kaduna and back since June 15, 2016.

The Abuja-Kaduna train service is part of the on-going efforts and commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to providing modern, safe and affordable means of transportation in the country and will serve as a vehicle for delivering sustainable socio-economic development, social harmony and political stability.