Gunmen Abduct Two NRC Staff


Gunmen have abducted two staff of the Nigerian Railway Corporation at Agbor train station. 

The victims have been identified as Peter Osazuwa, STCI Level 10 officer in Operations and Commercial Department and Level Nine Officer from Kwara State, Giwa Mohammed in the Stores and Procurement Department.

The victims were staffers of the Warri-Itakpe train service in Agbor and it was gathered that the incident occurred a few minutes from the Owa-Alero ancestral residence of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

A source who spoke to Punch said; 

“They were kidnapped on Thursday evening in Owa-Oyibu, on their way from the town where they went to buy some food items. The incident happened at the junction that leads to the Abavo market.

“The tyres of the Jeep that was driven by them were destroyed, the windscreen shattered and they were thereafter kidnapped. 

“Recently, the kidnappers contacted the people close to the Agbor train station and demanded N40 million.”

Another source told the publication in Agbor said the incident has thrown the whole community into panic and apprehension.

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