Kaduna - The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence
Corps (NSCDC) on Wednesday alerted passengers of commercial vehicles in Kaduna
to be wary of armed robbers posing as drivers.
The warning was contained in a statement signed by the
Kaduna State NSCDC Commandant, Alhaji Zakari Ningi.
It said the operators of the vehicles took advantage of passengers and ended up
robbing them at vulnerable spots.
"The operators of painted commercial buses in the
metropolis carry unsuspecting passengers but end up robbing them on board," Ningi said.
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He said the command had received complaints from victims of
such robberies, and advised passengers to be extra careful while boarding
commercial vehicles, especially within Kaduna metropolis.
He said the command had since commenced investigation into
the matter after it received "two reports of persons who have been robbed in
The commandant urged the general public to assist the NSDC
with useful information to track down and apprehend the perpetrators.