Unknown gunmen has abducted ten and killed two officers of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in an attack that in Enugu State.
The officers were travelling in two official vehicles to the FRSC Academy in Udi, Enugu State for training programme. The attack which occurred in the early hours of Monday led to the death of two of its operatives, abduction of 10, leaving 4 injured, 8 lucky enough to be unhurt.
In a statement, the Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, confirmed the development.“Some personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps travelling from Udi were reportedly attacked by Bandits/Kidnappers at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa state today Monday 14th September 2020 at about 8 am. The Officers totalling 26 in number were travelling in two buses.”
The Corps Public Education Officer noted that the Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has immediately reported the incident to the relevant authorities for prompt actions while investigations were ongoing to ensure that the assailants are brought to justice.
Kazeem noted that the Corps Marshal has called on all staff of the Corps not to be deterred by this, but 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.