Former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu on Tuesday announced the donation of N50 million to the victims of the Kaduna-Abuja train attack.
Tinubu disclosed this in Kaduna as he visited Governor Nasir El-Rufai while also commiserating with the state government and people of the state over the recent train attack.
An Abuja-bound train was recently attacked in Kaduna by terrorists, leaving eight people dead while over 141 others can not be accounted for.
The former Lagos government had cancelled his 70th birthday colloquium the day after the incident, describing it as a national disaster.
Tinubu was accompanied by former Governor of Borno State, Senator Kashim Shettima.
He was received by Governor El-Rufai and Senators Uba Sani and Suleiman Abdu-Kwri at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, the Kaduna State seat of power.
Others on Tinubu’s entourage include the former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Senator Abu Ibrahim.
According to him everybody should be concerned about the attacks going on in Kaduna state which have claimed hundreds of lives and properties in recent times.
He added that killings by bandits is no longer acceptable and must stop.
Mr Tinubu urged Governor El-Rufai not to be deterred by the unfortunate incidents but to continue delivering good governance
He also appealed to well-to-do Nigerians to support the Kaduna state government in addressing the humanitarian crises created by bandits attacks.