Bandits Abduct Dangote Cement Workers in Edo state

ADVERTISEMENT

Bandits have attacked a staff bus transporting Dangote cement workers on monday evening and kidnapped a number of the passengers in Edo state.

The attack occured specifically in Okpella, near Okene in Edo State and the assailants abducted an unspecified number of the workers while shooting others.

Witnesses reported that the workers were ambushed while returning from work.

The severity of the injuries sustained was unclear as of Monday evening, with some workers reported to be in the bush, including one with bullet wounds.


PAY ATTENTION: Follow Dockaysworld on Facebook and stand a chance to win ₦100,000 in our top fans challenge CLICK HERE to participate now and win exclusive prices, airtime and gifts!!!!!

A witness said that the coaster bus carrying staff was attacked, leading to the abduction of the entire staff.

People’s Gazette reports that Michael Odofin, a spokesperson for Okpella Cement Plc, confirmed the incident but couldn’t provide many details as the situation was still unfolding, although he mentioned that no fatalities were reported yet.

“Other people are in the bush. My colleague has bullet wounds. A coaster bus filled with staff was attacked at Okpella. Kidnappers,” a witness said. “They kidnapped our whole staff bus. Kidnappers took our staff.”

Michael Odofin, a spokesperson for Okpella Cement Plc, confirmed the attack and abduction.

“I cannot give any details right now. The attack is still fresh. We have no one killed,” said Mr Odofin.


PAY ATTENTION: Follow Dockaysworld on Whatsapp to never miss breaking news JOIN US NOW to get news that matters at your convenience!!

Share this article



TAGS:

Follow Dockaysworld

ADVERTISEMENT

Recommended articles

Sanusi makes first appointment as Kano Emir

Sanusi makes first appointment as Kano Emir

Gunmen kill Nigerian soldiers in deadly ambush (Video)

Gunmen kill Nigerian soldiers in deadly ambush (Video)

Labour announces date to conclude minimum wage talks with FG

Labour announces date to conclude minimum wage talks with FG

Umo Eno’s Leadership Model worthy of emulation – Arewa Journalists Forum

Umo Eno’s Leadership Model worthy of emulation – Arewa Journalists Forum

Sanwo-Olu appoints new deputy chief of staff

Sanwo-Olu appoints new deputy chief of staff

FG speaks as Labour rejects N60K minimum wage proposal

FG speaks as Labour rejects N60K minimum wage proposal

Game of thrones: Federal court orders Emir Sanusi’s eviction from palace

Game of thrones: Federal court orders Emir Sanusi’s eviction from palace

ECOWAS Seeks Sustained Collaboration on 49th Anniversary

ECOWAS Seeks Sustained Collaboration on 49th Anniversary

Labour rejects FG’s fresh minimum wage proposal

Labour rejects FG’s fresh minimum wage proposal