Passengers travelling in two buses from the Eastern part of the country to Abuja have been kidnapped in Inele-Eteke Ogugu new road in Kogi east Senatorial district in state.
It was gathered on Monday that a GIG & ABC transport buses heading to Abuja were hijacked by Kidnappers in Kogi state.
The source further discosed that GIG bus left umuahia at 7:30 am on Saturday on their way to Abuja.
According to the source, GIG company said they have contacted security services and they are tracking them.
Meanwhile, Kogi State Police Command have confirmed the incident.
The Command Public Relations Officer SP William Ayah in a statement issued on Monday and available to our correspondent stated that the incident happened but the DPO, Local Vigilantes and Hunters have been in the bush in an effort to rescue the victims.
According to him two buses were involved but he can not say how many passengers were kidnapped during the incident.
He further disclosed that the Commissionet of Police CP Bethrand Onuoha has deployed additional Tactical Squad consist of Quick Response Unit, Police Mobile Force, Couter-Terrorism Unit, as well as conventional Police personnel to the area to continue with the bush combing and to ensure all victims are rescued unhurt.