Two Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials have been reportedly killed after an attack by suspected kidnappers in Nasarawa State.
The FRSC officials were travelling from Sokoto and Kebbi States Command for a training programme at FRSC Academy, Udi.
They were reportedly attacked by Bandits/Kidnappers at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa state today, (14/09/2020) at about 8 AM. The Officers totalling 26 in number were travelling in two buses.
According to the FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, one of the officers reportedly died during the attack while another officer died in the hospital.
Four other officials were injured, 8 escaped unhurt, ten unaccounted for as they were allegedly kidnapped by the assailants.
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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 to ensure that the criminal elements are brought to book and justice is served while the missing personnel are found.