NRC suspends train services ahead of Saturday election




The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced that train services across the country would be suspended from Saturday, February 25, to Monday, February 27.

This is due to the Presidential and National elections fixed for Saturday.


Spokesperson of the corporation, Mr Mahmood Yakub who made the announcement said

“In view of the forthcoming presidential general election in the country, the Board and management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation(NRC), hereby inform the general public, particularly our valued passengers of the temporary suspension of train services from Saturday 25th to Monday 27th February 2023, to enable Nigerians to exercise their civic responsibilities.

“These train services include;

Abuja – Kaduna Train Service (AKTS), Warri – Itakpe Train Service (WITS), Lagos – Ibadan Train Service (LITS), and Iddo Lagos – Ijoko interstate Mass Transit passengers’ train services.

However, the management assures the general public of the normal train services recommencement on Tuesday 28th February 2023.”

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