Folorunsho Esan, Director, Highway Construction and Rehabilitation, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, said this.
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The position of the coalition was disclosed by the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Ige Abiodun Gani Adams.
Baba spoke at a meeting with Strategic Police Managers and Official Inauguration of Police Specialised Service Automation Project.
This was disclosed by the spokesman of the Command, Mohammed Jalige, in a statement he issued on Thursday.
The patrol, on Saturday, came after Baba attended the wedding ceremony of the Delta State Governor’s daughter
The IGP stated this during his operational visit to the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway on Saturday in Kaduna State.
Prior to the Presidential Order, bandits had operated along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway for four consecutive days.
According to available information from the Kano State Government, the travellers were mowed down on their way back to Kano from a business trip.
The abductors made the attempt on Friday night
Reports had it that their freedom was secured after the payment of ransom by their relatives
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja, said the encounter was in continuation of aggressive operation to stamp out banditry and other sundry crimes in the country.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, in a statement on Friday said the failed attempt took place between Olams and Alheri camp along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
Katari general area has been a notorious base of bandits and kidnappers who terrorised motorists plying the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.
“We urge the police and other security agencies to do everything possible to free these citizens as soon as possible. We call on the criminals behind the dastardly act to immediately and unconditionally release our people in their custody,” AbdulRazaq said in a statement by his media spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye.
The Niger State Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the death of one person while 10 others were injured in a petrol tanker explosion at Dikko-junction on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has dismissed the assertion by the Senate that the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway is the most dangerous road in the country, saying the road is now safe for travellers.
In what seems to be a suspected armed robbery attack, a driver of the Federal Road Safety Corps was killed in an official patrol vehicle along Abuja-Kaduna Express way at about 20 kilometres to the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday.
The operatives of the IRT, who were part of detectives monitoring the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway to check kidnapping and armed robbery, were said to have sighted the men with the animal and ordered them to stop
According to eyewitnesses, the tanker was fully loaded with kerosene when the accident occurred
The body said the number of security personnel and vehicles deployed on the road as well as the conduct of the security men showed that it was put in place for only the rich and powerful