Just in: NRC suspends all passenger train services over coronavirus

Intending passengers about to board free train ride at Iju station in Lagos on Thursday (5/12/19)

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has announced the suspension of all passenger railway services in the country, in response to the raging coronavirus pandemic.

The suspension is set to take effect on Monday, March 23.

In a statement signed by an NRC spokesman, Yakub Mahmood, the NRC said “further information will be made available in due course to our esteemed passengers.”