The Nigerian Railway Corporation has stopped all train services following the safety precautions taken to stop the widespread of the deadly pandemic which originated from Wuhan, China.
In a brief statement signed by Yakub Mahmood, the corporation’s Deputy Director (Public Relations), the public would be informed in due cause of resumption of operations.
The statement read: “The board and management of the Nigeria Railway Corporation have decided to stop all passenger’s train 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 passenger’s train services will be made available in due cause to our esteemed passengers.” The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause global anxiety with the number of cases in Nigeria on the rise in the past three days.