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Ten Passengers of an 18 seaters commercial bus and the driver were on Tuesday missing as they have been reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen along Akure- Ikere road.

This incident is coming barely a week after the Nigerian Army launched an Anti Kidnapping drone to cover both Ondo and Ekiti.

It was gathered that the bus was traveling to Ado Ekiti before it was ambushed at one of the bad spots on the route and 10 passengers inside the vehicle were taken away.

When contacted, one of the executives of a Drivers Union in Akure who spoke under the condition of the anonymity confirmed the incident.

Also the leadership of NURTW in Ekiti state also confirmed that the vehicle involved was known to be that of a driver called Baba Ikere but declined further comment on the issue.

As at late ten o’clock in the night of Tuesday the vehicle involved is still on the spot of the incident and nothing had been heard from any of the victims.

Efforts to speak with Ekiti State Police Command was unsuccessful as the phone number of the police Public Relations Officer of the Command was switched off.

Similarly,the mobile number of the Public Relations Officer, Ondo State Police command, Femi Joseph was not available when it was called .

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By Roving

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