Commuters narrowly Escape as Kidnappers Strike again along Lagos – Ibadan Expressway

Kidnappers Strike again along Lagos – Ibadan Expressway

Commuters in an 18 – passenger interstate travel bus had on Tuesday escaped death and Kidnapping attempt by some unidentified kidnappers.

Oyo Affairs gathered that a vehicle moving passengers towards Ibadan from Lagos on Tuesday at around 6pm, was attacked by a set of kidnappers claimed to be in military camouflage. The unsuccessful operation made them flee the scene back into the bush.

One of the passengers speaking at the scene claimed that the kidnappers shot severally and pierced through the windscreen of the 18 – passenger bus of which the passenger beside the driver got hit if he did not bend so low.

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“The kidnappers trouped out from the bush in military uniform and attacked us by shooting sporadically at the motorists.

The injured driver

“We were lucky to escape them but our vehicle had been riddled with bullets. Police Officers arrived at the scene later, Nigerians should pls stay safe when taking this route,” he said.

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The driver of the bus and some injured passengers were taken to the nearest hospital for proper care by the police.


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