Yuletide: Gunmen Abduct Four Kogi Students Travelling Home In Ondo

FOUR students of the Kogi State Polytechnic in Lokoja have reportedly been kidnapped by gunmen along the Akunnu-Ajowa road in Akoko north LGA of Ondo state.

It is understood that the students were returning home for the Christmas holidays on Friday when they were kidnapped.

According to Punch, Muri Agboola, Ikare Area commander of Ondo state police, confirmed the incident.

Agboola said he has deployed his men to comb the forests along the Akunnu-Ajowa Akoko road to rescue the abducted students.

Efforts by NEWS POINT NIGERIA to reach Funmi Odunlami, the state police spokesperson, on the matter proved abortive.

Odunlami did not respond to calls and text messages sent to her as of the time of this report.

There have been growing concerns over the widespread insecurity in that part of the country.

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