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Security Adviser To Kogi Governor Confirms Kidnapping Of Bus Passengers

Retired Naval Officer, Jerry Omodara, who is Security Adviser to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has confirmed the kidnapping of passengers from an 18-seater bus in the state.

According to reports, all the passengers in an 18-seater bus were kidnapped at Anyigba-Itobe road in Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State.

An eyewitness stated that the incident happened around 4pm on Monday at the notorious kidnapping spot at Ochadamu area on the said highway.

A reporter from The Punch, quoting a source in the area, said that the hoodlums, in their numbers flagged down the said bus at gun point and evacuated the passengers to the bush.

The bus was said to be heading to Abuja from the eastern region of the country.

The locals further added that kidnapping activities in the Ochadamu flash point had increased after the army check point in the areas was dismantled.

Security operatives, including the vigilantes in the area, were said to be making frantic efforts to rescue the kidnapped victims since the incident happened on Monday

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