Bomb blasts: Kuje residents experience hardship
For the residents of Kuje in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) activities and lives have not been the same since last Friday’s bomb explosion that rocked the community.
Some of the residents yesterday recounted their ordeal to our reporters since the incidence.
A commercial motorcycle rider Festus Odekunle said business has been very dull since the incidence adding that the normal route has been blocked by security men due to the bomb blast.
He explained that they have to pass through long distances to cut off the barricaded route to convey passengers.
For Abdulrahman Musa, he said he has not come out since the incidence saying that one has to be careful on moving around. “For security purpose we have to be careful. One may come out and anything can happen, everybody needs to be security cautious. People are afraid,” he said.
The shock of the incidence also affected commercial taxi driver as Mr. Boniface Utom who ply Kuje to Giri junction said though he was not around when the unfortunate incidence happened he returned from his journey and heard that his neighbour’s wife and child had died in the blast.
A trader, Mama David selling goods close to the bus stop where the incident occurred, said she had already close on that fateful day.
A commercial motorcycle rider, Adamu Muhammed said the attack affected their business and people do not patronize them anymore.
Teachers from Jigawa State at the World Teachers Day in Abuja on Monday.
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