By Goodluck Ikiebe
A team of Operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps comprising of an Officer, a driver and two other staff on patrol operations was attacked by unknown gunmen leading to the death of two personnel with one sustaining severe injuries.
A statement by the FRSC spokesman, Bisi Kazeem, says the Patrol team were conducting routine patrol operations today, Sunday, 03rd April, 2022 at about 2:45 pm along Igbo-Uku- Uga route in Anambra State when the armed men opened fire at them.
“Two of the Corps personnel were killed with one escaping into the bush and the team leader rushed to the hospital after sustaining severe injuries from the attack”, The statement stated.
The Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi who was visibly touched said that he decried the attack while condoling with the families of the deceased staff, the Unit Commander and Staff of Igbo-Uku Command, and the entire Management and Staff of the Corps over the loss and prayed for their souls to rest in peace.
Oyeyemi also assured that the Corps is already working with the Nigerian Police Force and other relevant Security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators of this wicked act are arrested and allowed to face the full weight of the law.