Staff of the Federal Road Safety Corps travelling from Sokoto and Kebbi States Command for a training programme at FRSC Academy, Udi , were reportedly attacked by bandits at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege, Nasarawa state on Monday, 14th September, 2020 at about 8am.
A statement by the FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem said “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 as they were allegedly kidnapped by the assailants. The Officers were travelling in two buses.”
The statement added that 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 rescue the missing personnel as well as ensure that the criminal elements are brought to book.