Gunmen Kill Two Naval Officers in Kogi


From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja



CP Ayuba Ede


Two naval officers,one Male,one female were shot dead on Thursday along Lokoja/Okene express road.

The incident happened around 6 pm

This is coming six days after an army captain GSM Abubakar was also killed on the same road while his mother and wife were reportedly kidnapped.

The officers were traveling in a Toyota sienna bus when they were stopped and the gunmen who opened fire killing them on the spot.

The state police commissioner, Ayuba Ede who confirmed the incident to our correspondent on phone said he had sent his men there to know the details of how and when it happened.

“Yes,I heard about it and I have dispatched my men there to bring me the details of how and when it happened”. The Commissioner said.

It could not be immediately ascertained where they were coming from or heading to when the incident happened.

Those sent by the state police commissioner were still being expected as at the time of filing this report.