Osun Election: Gunmen Kidnapped 10 Nasarawa Policemen at Obajana, Kogi State

Gunmen Kidnapped  10 Nasarawa Policemen at Obajana, Kogi State

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped 10 officers of the Nasarawa State Police Command in Kogi State.

Recall that Ebira Online Media had earlier reported a case of bandits attacking a bus in Kogi state where 5 people were kidnapped.

The officers were returning from election duty in Osun State. A reliable source told The Guardian that the officers were kidnapped at Obajana, Kogi State, on Sunday.

“On July 17, 2022, about 11:05 a.m., information was received from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Obajana that gunshots were heard along New By-Pass Road, close to Trailer Park, PTI Obajana.

The DPO immediately mobilised patrol teams to the scene, where they met one white 18-seater passenger bus with registration number: GWA 295 YR, driven by one Usman Abdullah with six occupants.

“The seven persons identified themselves as officers from Nasarawa State Police Command returning from the Osun governorship election.

“They narrated that their vehicle developed a mechanical fault, and while trying to fix the vehicle, armed men emerged from the bush and kidnapped 10 officers,” the source explained.

It was gathered that an anti-kidnapping squad have been deployed to the area to track the criminals.

Leave your comments below, like it, share it and follow us for more updates.

Join Ebira Online Newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stories and updates to your email inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Like it? Share with your friends!


I am a School Teacher, Finance & Business Development Coach. I Am The Head of Editorial at Ebira Online Media.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.