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Two FRSC Officers Killed, 10 Kidnapped In Nasarawa Highway Bandits Attack




No fewer than two officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) have been killed.They were killed during a highway attack in Nasarawa state. FRSC Officers

According to reports, 10 others were kidnapped during the attack. This happened after gunmen attacked two buses conveying 26 officials in Nasarawa state.

It was gathered that the convoy was heading for the FRSC Academy in Udi when they came under attack. The incidence happened around 8 am at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa state.

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The convoy which was headed for the FRSC Academy in Udi was said to have come under attack around 8am at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa State.

Those missing were alleged to have been kidnapped by the gunmen suspected to be bandits. FRSC Officers

According to a statement by FRSC Corps Public Education Officer (PEO), Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, the officials were drawn from Sokoto and Kebbi State commands and were travelling in two buses.

He said one of the officials was reported to have died during the attack while another passed on at the hospital.

“Four others were injured, eight escaped unhurt and 10 unaccounted for as they were allegedly kidnapped by the assailants.

“The Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, immediately reported the incident to relevant authorities. This was inorder for prompt rescue of the kidnapped staff.  Investigations to ensure that the assailants are brought to book are ongoing.

Federal Road Safety Corps is the Government Agency with statutory responsibilities for road safety administration in Nigeria. Founded in 1988, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) operates in all Nigerian states as well as the Federal Capital Territory and is the leading agency in Nigeria on road safety administration and management. is an authoritative car blog in Nigeria. Its objective is to get Nigerians and a wider audience to be more informed about automobiles, the automotive sector and transport infrastructure. Over the years, we have been instrumental in creating immeasurable public awareness about automobiles and their maintenance, safety and traffic laws, amongst others. ...Your mobility, our priority. NK

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