Unknown gunmen on Wednesday between the hours of 12 pm to 1 pm killed two people and kidnapped many along Lokoja -Abuja highways.
Among those killed was Nicholas Ofordile, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the most popular Chucks supermarket located at post office area in Lokoja the Kogi state capital.
Ofodile met his untimely death when there was a gun shot between the armed bandit and men of the special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, who made attempt to rescue him.
The incident according to source occurred along Gegu/Koton Karfe in Kogi Local Government of the state on Wednesday between 12 noon to 1Pm.
It was also reliably gathered that, the suspected gunmen who were operating freely were later incepted by SARS, but they succeeded in whisking many passenger plying the ever busy Lokoja-Abuja road into an unknown destination
The incident is coming barely one week after Isanlu police station in Yagba West local government area of Kogi state where eight police officers and two civilians were killed without mercy.
Confirming the incident , the Police Public Relations Officer of Kogi State Command, DSP William Aya , said “I just got a call that the owner of Chucks Supermarket has been killed alongside one other person. The command is yet to get details of what happened”.