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Passengers of 2 Abuja-bound buses abducted-Police

Kidnappers have abducted passengers of two Abuja-bound buses in the Inele-Eteke, Ogugu, New Road area of Kogi East district.

The buses were traveling from the east of the country, heading to Abuja before they were abducted by the Kidnappers.

According to report, God is Good (GIG) bus left Umuahia in Abia State at 7:30 am on Saturday on its way to Abuja.

Meanwhile, the Kogi State Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP William Ayah, in a statement issued on Monday confirmed that the incident happened, noting that the DPO, Local Vigilantes, and Hunters have been in the bush in an effort to rescue the victims.

He explained that the GIG bus has 12 passengers, while the ABC Transport Sienna bus is with two people. “The GIG Motors driver, however, was eventually rescued by security personnel”.

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According to him, Kogi State Commissioner of Police CP Bethrand Onuoha, has deployed an additional Tactical Squad to the area, consisting of a Quick Response Unit, Police Mobile Force, Counter-Terrorism Unit, and conventional police personnel, to continue with the bush combing and to ensure all victims are rescued unharmed.

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