Gunmen abduct 4, kill policeman in Ogun



Gunmen abducted four workers of a Chinese company handling the Lagos-Ibadan standard guage railway project and killed a policeman Ogun.

Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Public Relations (PPRO), confirmed the incident a statement on Abeokuta.

Oyeyemi said that the command had deployed tactical teams and are on the trail for the kidnappers.

He, however, said that the police could not whether the gunmen were herdsmen.

“It is true, the incident happened . The victims are Chinese expatriates working at the site at the terminus of the railway around Alaagba area, not far from Kila.

“The gunmen laid for the victims on their way and they were . A police escorting them was killed.

“We have started the investigation yesterday, we are on the trail of those people and hopefully we are going to get them.

“All our tactical teams have been deployed to that direction and we are trying to locate them.

“We believe that by the grace of God, we are going to get them.

“We cannot say for now if the abductors are Fulani herdsmen until we are able to get them,” the PPRO said. (NAN)