2 dead, 10 missing, as bandits attack FRSC convoy

By Myke Uzendu, Abuja

Two officer of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has been killed, while 10 are still missing when bandits attacked a convoy of the Corps at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa state on Monday 14th September, 2020 at about 8am.

According to the FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, the officers totaling 26, were traveling from Sokoto and Kebbi States Command of the Corps for a training programme at FRSC Academy, Udi but were reportedly attacked by bandits.

He said that 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 and are suspected to have been 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 to ensure that the criminal elements are brought to book and justice is served while the missing personnel are found.

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