Gunmen ambush, kidnap many Dangote Cement staff in Edo

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Gunmen ambush and kidnap many Dangote Cement staff in Edo. 

On Monday evening, gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Dangote Cement staff in the Okpella area of Edo State, kidnapping scores of workers and shooting several others.

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The attack occurred as the staff were returning from work, with witnesses reporting that a coaster bus filled with staff was attacked and the entire staff was kidnapped.

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The spokesperson for Okpella Cement Plc, Michael Odofin, has confirmed the attack and abduction of the company’s workers ¹. Although details of the incident are scarce, Odofin stated that the attack is still fresh and no one has been killed.


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Police Unresponsive

Efforts to contact the Edo State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, were unsuccessful, as he did not answer calls or respond to text messages at the time of filing this report.

Source: Sahara reporters latest news



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