They were attacked by gunmen around Benin-Ore Expressway on Friday night.
As of the time of filing this report, the whereabouts of the team’s driver remains unknown, after he was taken away by the unknown gunmen.
Our correspondent learnt the players’ phones, money and other valuable items were taken away by the gunmen.
On Friday, Kano Pillars’ bus also caught fire but players and officials rallied to quench the fire.
Players and officials of NPFL clubs have had nightmarish moments while travelling for games across the country following the poor state of security in the country in recent years.
In 2015, five Kano Pillars players were shot while travelling to Owerri.
There was a similar incident less than a year later, as another Premier League team Enyimba’s bus was attacked on their way for a pre-season tournament.
Gunmen also attacked members of IfeanyiUbah FC in Kogi November 29, 2019, while on their way to Kano for a League clash versus Pillars.
The gunmen reportedly opened fire on the team bus, with the bus driver and a player sustaining injuries.