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6 FRSC Personnel still in Captivity, as Security Agents Rescue 4

Six personnel of the 10 Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) abducted by bandits on Monday are yet to gain their freedom.

The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), ACM Bisi Kazeem, who made the disclosure in a media chat on Tuesday. 

Kazeem, who confirmed that four of the abducted personnel had been rescued with the help of other security agencies, also revealed that seven of the attacked personnel were currently receiving treatment in Abuja.

According to reports,  two FRSC personnel were killed on Monday, 10 were unaccounted for, eight escaped unhurt, while six were injured.

“Two died on Monday. Presently, seven officers are receiving treatment in Abuja,” Kazeem said, adding that necessary arrangements had been made for funeral and burial of the deceased according to their religion.

It would be recalled that 26 personnel of FRSC were reportedly attacked while traveling from Sokoto and Kebbi States Command of the Corps for a training programme at FRSC Academy, Udi on Monday.

The FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, expressed sympathy over the death of the two personnel of the corps that were killed.

He expressed shock over the loss, describing the incident as unfortunate occurrence and prayed their souls to rest in perfect peace.

He, however, condoled with families of the deceased staff and the entire management and staff of FRSC.

He urged the staff not to be deterred by the loss, but be propelled to put in extra effort in selfless service to the nation as a mark of honour to the deceased.

He appreciated the effort of the Department of the State Service (DSS), Army and the Police for their prompt effort to ensure four out of the 10 abducted personnel were rescued.

He assured that the corps would continue to work closely with security agencies to ensure that the criminal elements were brought to book and justice was served when the six missing personnel were found.

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