Security: FG boosts Kaduna-Abuja route with patrol vehicles


By Lucy Ogalue

Federal Ministry of Transportation, on Thursday, handed over six patrol vehicles with scanners to Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to boost security on Abuja-Kaduna rail line.

Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Magdalene Ajani, while handing over the vehicles, said it would aid movements on the route, especially in times of emergency.

”The ministry decided to procure these vehicles to support NRC and the police working on that route to be able to effectively police the axis.

”It will further support the corporation on the security architecture of Idu -Abuja rail track.

”The security apparatus we have for most of the rail track have a number of components.

”We have the local people who are patrolling. We also have the NSCDC personnel, the police corps of NRC. We have locations where stations are and where we need the security men to be able to move from one location to the other.

”This is in addition to the fact that we are also looking at…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria