Two buses conveying Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials at a location in Nasarawa State were attacked by unknown gunmen on Monday, September 14. The gunmen killed two FRSC officials and kidnapped many others.
It was gathered that the officials were on their way to a state in the South-East on Monday when the gunmen attacked their vehicles. The number of abducted officers are still unknown.
The Corps Public Education Officer, ACM Bisi Kazeem, while confirming the incident, revealed that efforts were ongoing to rescue the abducted men.
The spokesman, in a statement titled, ‘Gunmen attack FRSC staff at Wudage, Nasarawa,’ revealed that the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered the officials to report the incident to the relevant authorities.
He said, “The officers totalling 26 in number were travelling in two buses. One of the officers in the vehicle conveying the staff of the Corps reportedly died during the attack while another officer died in the hospital and four others were injured, 8 escaped unhurt, ten unaccounted for as they were allegedly kidnapped by the assailants. The Corps will work closely with relevant security agencies to ensure that the criminal elements are brought to book and justice is served while the missing personnel are found”.