The Abuja Kaduna train has in the last few years served as a safer means of transportion between Abuja and Kaduna

Five out of the passengers who were kidnapped from a Abuja-Kaduna train on March 28, 2022, have been set free.

Among the passengers who were set free was Prof. Mustapha Umar Imam, a medical doctor at the Usman Dan Fodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUS), Sokoto.

Imam was shot by the kidnappers in captivity, raising concerns about his safety.

Others included are Akibu Lawal, Abubakar Ahmed Rufai, Muktar Shuaibu and Sidi Aminu Sharif.

Kaduna-based Publisher, Tukur Mamu, who has been voluntary negotiator of the release of the victims but backed out due to threats to his life, has confirmed the news of the release on Tuesday.

Details later…

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