Police Minister Mohammed Dingyadi has told a relative of one of the kidnapped victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack that the federal government will continue negotiations with the kidnappers, despite the negotiator’s arrest.
This followed a call from the victim’s relative, Yusufu Musa, to release the publisher of Desert Herald Newspaper and the victims’ negotiator, Tukur Mamu, who had been selected by the DSS to assist in negotiations with the victims. bandits.
Dingyadi confirmed this after the meeting of the National Security Council chaired by the president, General Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.) in the council chambers of the presidential villa on Thursday, adding that his (Mamu’s) arrest has nothing to do with the kidnappers as they make every effort to ensure that the remaining victims are reunited with their families.
Recall that since March 2022, more than 60 train passengers have been kidnapped on the Kaduna-Abuja Railway, the bandits released them in groups through Mamu, leaving about 22 others in their captivity.
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