Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train [PHOTOS]

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Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train

Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train

Despite the move by Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police, who inaugurated “Operation Puff Adder” to tackle kidnapping, banditry and other crimes along the expressway on Friday, travelers have crowded rail stations in Abuja and Kaduna.

Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train

The travelers crowded the end of Idu rail station and Kaduna end of Rigasa station to purchase tickets early Saturday morning.

Many travelers who chose Saturday it was a huge surprise, hoping that the rail stations would be less congested.

Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train

Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train

A traveler who identified himself as Abdullahi stated that: “I made up my mind to travel today being Saturday because the crowd is usually on the high side on Fridays, now it is more crowded even on weekends. This indicates that people can’t trust their lives with the Abuja-Kaduna road.”

The first train leaving Abuja from Kaduna was scheduled to leave at 7:00 am.

Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train

However, tickets for the first train was totally sold out, passengers had no choice but to get the standing tickets. Even though the standing tickets were exhausted, many still missed the first trip scheduled to arrive at 9:00 am.

Passengers have urged the Federal Government to make available extra coaches to help ease the movement of people between inter- states.

Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train
Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train
Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train

Fear Of Kidnapping Forces Kaduna, Abuja Travelers to patronize Train

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