Tragedy On Lokoja Okene Road As Gunmen Kill NCS Patrol Officers
Some gunmen suspected to be hoodlums have killed two officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Niger/Kogi Command.
The incident occurred on the Lokoja-Okene road.
A statement by the command spokesman, Lomba Benjamin, said one other officer was injured.
The statement reads:
“On December 12, at 2200hrs, a team of patrol officers was attacked by bandits on the Lokoja-Okene road, which resulted in the death of two officers, Assistant Superintendent of Customs 1 S. Ohiremen and Assistant Superintendent of Customs 2 S. M. Omale.
“Another officer, Deputy Superintendent of Customs H.I. Oladapo, sustained gunshot injury. He was taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja.
“The officer has been discharged and will resume soon.”