Gunmen abduct 6 JAMB officials in Kogi, 1 rescued

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LOKOJA – One of the six staff of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) that was abducted, on Sunday, along the Obajana Road, in Kogi State, has been rescued by men of Anti-Robbery Squard.

It was gathered that the victims, were from the head office in Abuja, and were headed for Kogi West, in preparation for for the mock UTME exams.

The source, who pleaded anonymity, however, declined to give more details on the sad development, while all efforts to get confirmation from the Kogi State Police command proved abortive, as at the time of filing this report.

However speaking on Monday, the spoke person of Kogi State Police Command, DSP William Ayah said immediately they got the information, the State Police Commissioner, CP Ayuba Ede deployed special squad to comb the area and one of the JAMB officials by name Hamza was rescued and is presently receiving treatment in the hospital.

He also added that one identity card belonging to another JAMB official was recovered in the bush.

DSP Ayah stressed further that his men are still in the bush trying to locate and rescue the rest staff from the suspected kidnappers. 

(Nigerian Tribune)

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