Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that the Kaduna-Abuja Highway is now safe for travelers and there is no longer any cause for alarm.
Backstory: Following a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House on Monday, the governor said the government has employed effective security measures, and the initiatives taken by the Inspector General of Police has started yielding results.
- “I want to say here that the initiatives put in place have made the road quite safe now. Anyone can get on that road now.”
- “I don’t want to go into details of the measures that have already been put in place, but I’m confident of the security measures in place now, so that anyone can be confident to get on the Abuja-Kaduna road now.”
- “No matter what anyone said last week, I am assuring Nigerians that Kaduna-Abuja road is quite safe now; and will be, so long as the initiatives put in place by the various security agents continue to be in place, details of which I am not willing to disclose.”