Asiwaju Bola Tinubu visits Kaduna State to commiserate with Government and People over recent train attack by bandits.
Written by News Room on April 6, 2022
Former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Tuesday arrived in Kaduna to meet with Governor Nasir El-Rufai and commiserate with the state government and people of the state over the recent train attack by bandits.
Tinubu, who was accompanied by former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima, announced the donation of 50 million Naira to victims of the attack. Others on his entourage include the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Senator Abu Ibrahim.
He was received by Governor El-Rufai, Senators Uba Sani and Suleiman Abdu-Kwari at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, the Kaduna State seat of power.
According to Tinubu who described the train attack as a national disaster, said everybody should be concerned about the attacks going on in Kaduna state which have claimed hundreds of lives and properties in recent times, adding that killings by bandits is no longer acceptable and must stop.
Tinubu urged Governor El-Rufai not to be deterred by the unfortunate incidents but to continue delivering good governance. He also appealed to well-to-do Nigerians to support the Kaduna state government in addressing the humanitarian crises created by bandit’s attacks.
In response, Governor El-Rufai who thanked Tinubu for showing solidarity with the people of Kaduna State over the recent attack by cancelling his 70th birthday colloquium in honour of those killed, also thanked Tinubu for his commitment to the unity and development of Nigeria.