Gunmen attack FRSC staff in Nasarawa

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By Peter Usman, Abuja

Some personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) traveling from Sokoto and Kebbi States Command of the Corps for a training programme at FRSC Academy, Udi, were reportedly attacked on Monday by Bandits/Kidnappers at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa state at about 8am.

According to the FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, the Officers totalling 26 in number were travelling in two buses.

Kazeem said, one of the drivers of the vehicles 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.