The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Saturday announced the suspension of passengers’ train services in the country with effect from Monday.
Mr Yakub Mahmood, the NRC Deputy Director Public Relations, made this known on behalf of the Board and Management of the corporation in Lagos. Mahmood said, “this is in view of the report of the already known Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak”.
According to Mahmood who made the management’s position known in a statement entitled: “NRC Stops All Passengers Train Services”, the operation ends on Monday.
“The board and management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation have decided to stop all passengers trains operation as from Monday 23rd March 2020.
“This is in view of the report of the already known Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. “Further information on the passengers’ train services will be made available in due cause to our esteemed passengers.”
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