Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Tinubu donates N50m to train attack victims, condemns carnage

Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has visited Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to condole with him over the recent train attack by bandits, which claimed about 10 lives.

Tinubu, who is a presidential aspirant for the 2023 elections under the All Progressives Congress, APC, was received by El-Rufai along with Senators Uba Sani (Kaduna Central) and Suleiman Abdu-Kwari (Kaduna North) at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, described the attack as a national disaster.

Tinubu, who was in company of former governor of Borno State, Sen. Kashim Shettima; former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Sen. Abu Ibrahim (Katsina South), announced a donation of N50 million to victims of the attack.

He said that killings by bandits are should no longer tolerated and must stop, urging everyone to be concerned about the deadly attacks in Kaduna in recently.

Reacting to the gesture, El-Rufai expressed gratitude to Tinubu for the visit, adding that it preempted his plan to visit Lagos to thank the APC national leader for honouring the people of Kaduna by cancelling his 70th birthday on the day of the tragedy.



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