The 23 remaining victims of the AK-9 Abuja-Kaduna train passengers attack of March 28, 2022, have been released by their abductors.
Secretary, Chief of Defense Staff Action Committee (CDSAC), Prof. Usman Yusuf, who confirmed their release on Wednesday in a document sighted by NewsNet Nigeria said, “I am pleased to announce to the nation and the world that at 1600Hrs. (4:00pm) today, Wednesday 5-10-2022, the seven-man Presidential Committee assembled by the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), General L E O Irabor, secured the release and took custody of all the 23 remaining passengers held hostage by Boko Haram Terrorists following the attack on the Abuja to Kaduna train on 28-3-2022.
“The unwavering support of the President and Commander in Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR is what made it all possible.
“Members of this Committee are grateful for the rare honour and privilege to be part of this Humanitarian Operation.
“May God Almighty Heal Our Wounds and Bring Peace to Our Land.”