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NRC Shuts Edo Train Station After Abduction Of Many Passengers By Suspected Herdsmen

The Nigeria Railway Corporation has announced the indefinite closure of Ekehen Station in Edo State.

The organisation in statement on the passengers’ WhatsApp Group said the decision became necessary following rising security challenges.

The statement read, “Public Announcement: This is to inform our general public and most especially our esteemed passengers, that Ekehen Station has been temporarily closed due to security issues, till further notice.”

Another notice reads, “Due to the incident at Ekehen station on Saturday, WITS 01/ 02 will no longer stop at Ekehen Station. Please advise our customers.”

CHECKPOINTCHARLEY reported that suspected herdsmen on Saturday evening abducted many passengers waiting to board a train from the Igueben station in Igueben Local Government Area of Edo State to Warri in Delta State.

Many other passengers were injured in the attacck.

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