Two Busloads Of Passengers Kidnapped In Kogi

Kidnapped In Kogi

Travellers in two buses have been abducted in Inele-Eteke Ogugu new road in Kogi east Senatorial district of Kogi state.

The passengers were believed to be on their ways from Umahia , in Abia State to Abuja, before they were waylaid in kogi state.

Our correspondent gathered that the incident occured over the weekend involving GIG & ABC transport buses who were heading to Abuja.

The source further disclosed that GIG bus left umuahia at 7:30 am on Saturday on their way to Abuja.

According to the source, GIG company said they have contacted security services and they are tracking them.

Meanwhile, Kogi State Police Command have confirmed the incident.

The Command Public Relations Officer SP William Ayah in a statement issued on Monday and available to our correspondent stated that the incident happened but the DPO, Local Vigilantes and Hunters have been in the bush in an effort to rescue the victims.

He further disclosed that the Commissioner of Police CP Bethrand Onuoha has deployed additional Tactical Squad consist of Quick Response Unit, Police Mobile Force, Counter-Terrorism Unit, as well as conventional Police personnel to the area to continue with the bush combing and to ensure all victims are rescued unhurt.

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