Unknown gunmen have been reported to have kidnapped four Chinese expatriates working on Lagos-Ibadan railway project in Ogun state.
According to report, Ogun state command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed the development on Thursday, stating that the police have mobilised a tactical team of officers to track the gunmen.
“It is true, the incident happened yesterday. The victims are Chinese expatriates working at the constitution site at the terminus of the railway around Alaagba area, not far from Kila.
“The gunmen laid ambush for the victims on their way and they were attacked. A police officer escorting them was killed.
“We have started the investigation since yesterday. We are on the trail of those people and hopefully we are going to get them.
“All our tactical teams have been deployed to that direction and we are trying to locate them and we believe that by the grace of God we are going to get them.
“We cannot say for now if the abductors are Fulani herdsmen until when we are able to get them” Oyeyemi said.