The Benue State Commissioner for Power, Energy, and Transport, Omale Omale, has confirmed that suspected kidnappers abducted 10 passengers on two Benue government-owned commercial buses traveling from Makurdi to Lagos. Omale said the incident happened on Sunday afternoon, September 9, 2023, while the two buses branded Benue Links Transport were approaching Okene, Kogi state. The kidnappers waylaid the two buses close to Okene, Kogi state, kidnapped four passengers from one bus, and six from another, bringing the total number of passengers abducted to ten on Sunday, he stated. The commissioner said it took the intervention of police and a vigilante group to rescue the remaining passengers in the two buses. They satisfied the drivers’ fitness and asked them to continue their journey to Lagos. He said the kidnappers have made contact with the families of the victims, and are demanding various sums of money while the Police in Benue are in synergy with their Kogi counterpart to rescue those abducted. Meanwhile, one of the victims has been identified as Honey Terdoo. The post Kidnappers ambush two Lagos-bound buses in Kogi, abduct 10 passengers appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.