The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve at securing the release of the 43 persons still held captive by the terrorists. The Minister of Transportation, Engr. Mu’azu Jaji Sambo stated this while addressing families of the victims of the ill-fated March 28, 2022, train attack who led a peaceful protest to the Ministry demanding the release of their loved ones. “The government has not been sleeping from the enquiries I have made. There are some things you do not say in public, but I want you to give me time. Let me resume properly in this office and I promise you, this will be the first issue I am going to tackle by the grace of God”, the Minister assured.Speaking further, the Transportation Minister, requested for details of contacts, names, addresses and telephone numbers that he can reach, promising that he will be in constant engagement until every single person in captivity regains freedom and gets reunited with their families.The Minister further disclosed that a Situation Room will be created to constantly keep the families abreast of efforts by the government to secure the release of the remaining victims.
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July 25, 2022