In the wake of the recent terrorist attack on a train in Kaduna, Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu visited Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai and the people of the state.
A donation of N50 million was made by Tinubu, according to Channels TV.
Kashim Shettima; Abu Ibrahim; and Yakubu Dogara; the former speaker of the House of Representatives; and Senator Kashim Shettima were all in attendance.
Governor El-Rufai and Senators Uba Sani and Suleiman Abdu-Kwri greeted him at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna’s government headquarters.
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Kaduna train attack a national disaster
Speaking during the visit, Tinubu described the train attack as a national disaster.
According to him everybody should be concerned about the attacks going on in Kaduna state which have claimed hundreds of lives and properties in recent times.
He added that killings by bandits is no longer acceptable and must stop.
The APC presidential aspirant 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 bandits attacks.
El-Rufai reacts, thanks Tinubu
In his remarks, Governor El-Rufai thanked Tinubu for showing solidarity with the people of Kaduna state over the recent attack by cancelling his 70th birthday colloquium.
He also thanked Tinubu for his commitment to the unity and development of Nigeria.
El-Rufai added that he is aware of Tinubu’s presidential ambition just as he noted that Nigeria is currently at a cross-road and must take difficult decisions to get the right leaders.