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Gunmen Kidnaps 10 FRSC Personnel, Kills Two, Others Wounded In Ambush

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About 10 personnel of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) were Monday morning allegedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa.

Also, the gunmen killed two officials of the FRSC and left others wounded in ambush.

The FRSC Officers totalling 26 in number were said to be travelling in two buses to FRSC Academy, Udi, Enugu State from Sokoto and Kebbi States Command of the Corps for a training programme before they were confronted by the gunmen at about 8. am.

According to the FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, 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 Public Education Officer noted that the Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has immediately reported the incident to relevant authorities for prompt rescue of the kidnapped staff while investigations to ensure that the assailants are brought to book is ongoing.

Kazeem noted that the Corps Marshal has called on all staff of the Corps not to be deterred by this unfortunate incident.

He assured that 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.

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