Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 07:29 AM

Multiple reports indicate that a marshal of the FederalRoad Safety Corps (FRSC) has been reportedly killed on the Abuja-Kaduna highway.

According to sources who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the attack on the FRSC officials occurred on the Sabo-Wuse axis of the highwayearly Tuesday morning.

The FRSC Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem confirmed the death of the official to the News Agency of Nigeria, stating that two other officials were abducted by the unknown gunmen.

Mr. Kazeem stated the name of the deceased asArdo Njiga, a Marshall Inspector 1. Only one of the two abducted officers has been identified as Garba Bello, a senior Road Marshall Assistant. 

“The marshals took permission to be with their families in Kaduna at the weekend, and were on their way back to Abuja when the attack took place this morning.

“Njiga was killed at the scene, while Garba and the third marshal were taken to an unknown destination alongside the other occupants of the bus.
“The matter is now with the security agencies, and it is our hope that our men are rescued and brought back to us alive,”

This attack on FRSC oficial is the second attack in three months after unidentified gunmen invaded the Tsafe Command of the FRSC in Zamfara where an official was killed and another abducted

 

By Joseph Odeh

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