Edo attack update: 6 victims rescued, NRC to establish Host Community Committee – Nairametrics

The Edo State Government disclosed that 6 of the 31 kidnapped passengers in the recent train attack at Igueben Local Government Area of the state have been rescued.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has also been ordered to set up a host community relations committee in all train stations across the country by the Minister of State for Transportation, Prince Ademola Adegoroye.
Rescue: Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Mr Chris Nehikhare in a statement disclosed that as of Monday evening, six of the 31 train passengers abducted on Saturday have been rescued.
The rescued persons included a 65-year-old man, a nursing mother and her baby, a 6-year-old girl and her two siblings – aged two and five.
Remain factual: The Commissioner urged media stakeholders to stay factual in their reporting and avoid reports that could cause pain to families of victims.
Host Community Relations:  Minister of State for Transportation, Prince Ademola Adegoroye,  directed the management of Nigerian Railways Corporation (NRC) to establish a host community relations committee in all train stations across the country.
The Minister urged that the committee will help in reinforcing communal vigilance and security of the train tracks, stations and passengers all over the country. He said:
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