Nigerians mourn Chinelo, doctor killed by bandits in Abuja-Kaduna train attack

March 29th, 2022

Nigerians have taken to social media to mourn Dr. Chinelo Megafu, one of the passengers on the Kaduna-Abuja train which got attacked on Monday, 28th of March, 2022.

It was reported Monday night that bandits bombed the train with 970 passengers on board and subsequently shot sporadically. Some passengers were reported to have been kidnapped, while others sustained gunshot wounds

At the time of the incident, Chinelo, had revealed via Twitter that she was amongst those shot.

She tweeted; ”I’m in the train . I have been shot please pray for me.”

According to reports early Tuesday morning, Chinelo passed away due to the gunshot wound.

Reacting to news of her death, a friend said that she was set to leave Nigeria on Friday after resigning last month.

”Dr Chinelo was making an honest living, she was working at St Gerald’s hospital in Kaduna, she wanted more for herself and processed her papers to leave this hell-hole. She resigned last month to leave the country this Friday then this happened. Nigeria why???💔💔💔”, the friend wrote.

Nigerians have expressed sadness over the news and eulogized the doctor.


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