Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked an 18-passenger commercial bus in Ondo State
It was gathered that the Lagos-bound bus was attacked along Ido Ani-Ifira-Akoko expressway on Wednesday evening.The incident reportedly occurred on the failed portion of the expressway.
All the passengers of the bus were abducted by the gunmen.
The passengers were reportedly robbed of their valuables after which they were marched into a forest.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO),Isua Akoko Division, Hakeem Sadiq, confirmed the incident to journalists on Thursday.
He said the kidnapping had been reported to the police, adding that the anti-kidnapping unit was already working with sister agencies to ensure that the” travellers are rescued unhurt.”
According to reports, the kidnappers have contacted families of the passengers and demanded N10 million naira ransom for their release.