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Kaduna Train: Victims families protest

By Guardian Exclusive
26 July 2022   |   1:26 pm
It’s been almost 120 days since terrorists attacked a Kaduna-bound train. It’s been almost 120 days of hell for those abducted and their families, as they keep hoping government performs one of its primary constitutional duties: ensuring the security and welfare of its citizens.

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