The federal government has disclosed that preliminary reports on the ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna train attack have shown the impact of collaboration between the bandits and “dislodged” Boko Haram insurgents from the North East.
The claim was made by Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed on Wednesday April 12, while taking questions from State House reporters after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Addressing journalists after the Minister of Defence, retired Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi, was asked to provide information on the perpetrators of the train attack, Mohammed said;
â€œWhat is happening now is that there is a kind of an unholy handshake between bandits and Boko Haram insurgents. Preliminary reports of what transpired at the Kaduna train attacks shows that there is a kind of collaboration between the bandits and the dislodged Boko Haram terrorists from the northeast. I can tell you very confidently that the Federal Government on the top of this matter.â€