JUST IN: Tension As Gunmen Strike Again, Abduct Pastor, Others In Kogi

There is anxiety in the Kabba community of Kogi State following an attack by gunmen in which not less than three persons have been confirmed kidnapped.

It was gathered that some gunmen on Wednesday invaded the community, shot sporadically into the air to scare people away, and kidnapped three persons before disappearing into thin air.

The incident comes just as residents of the community are still recovering from a daring raid by gunmen who stormed the Nigeria Correctional Service facility in Kabba, killed soldiers, injured other security operatives, and freed about 240 prisoners.

In the fresh attack that happened on Wednesday, the victims have been identified as a staff of the College of Education Technical Kabba, Olorunpomi Damilola, Pastor Mayowa Otitola, and a third person whose identity was unknown as at press time.

The victims were said to have been kidnapped from a farm in Kabba community at the back of Christ Apostolic Church, Egbeda – Kabba.

Confirming the incident, the Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP William Aya said the story is true, adding that security operatives are already on the trail of the kidnappers.

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