The Kogi State Police Command has denied reports that some NYSC corps members were kidnapped along Lokoja-Abuja highway.
According to a report by SaharaReporters, gunmen killed a corps member and also abducted others along the Abuja-Lokoja highway.
The corps members were reportedly attacked on their way from Ede NYSC Orientation Camp, Osun State, and were heading home when they were attacked.
The deceased corps member’s body was reportedly deposited at the Sabon Wuse General Hospital in Niger State.
The spokesperson of the Kogi state command, Mr William Aya, while speaking with Tribune Online on Wednesday said he was in touch with his men along Lokoja-Abuja highway and so far there was no incident of kidnapping.
He stated that some people normally mistook Gada-Biwu and other parts of Federal Capital Territory as Kogi State and stressed that if there was any kidnapping along the road in Kogi axis they would have been inform by their men.