By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
The Nigerian Railway Corporation management Northern District, Zaria, has called on the general public especially people of Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State to disregard the media reports in respect of the train accident that allegedly killed two people in the area.
A statement issued to newsmen in Zaria by the District Public Relations Officer (North) Alhaji Abubakar said the investigations carried out by the District railway Police Command and Public Relations Officer revealed that it was false news as there was no accident on the train.
Alhaji Abubakar said, Nigerian Railway Corporation Northern District is of the opinion that the killing was perpetrated by unknown people who came to dump the mutilated corpses on the track to give the impression that they were killed by the train.
“This statement is made to correct the erroneous impression that they were killed by the train, by and large, Nigerian Railway Corporation will continue to sensitize the public of the danger of trespassing on the rail track to forestall such occurrence,” it added.