Suspected Fulani herdsmen reportedly kidnapped some passengers on a major highway on Sunday.
Journey on Lagos-Benin-Ore Highway goes wrong
The attack took place along the Lagos-Benin-Ore road.
The suspected kidnappers were said to have emerged from the bush to attack vehicles on the road’s Ondo State portion.
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In a video shared by a journalist, Olayinka Olukoya, a vandalised white passenger bus and a car was seen abandoned on the highway.
Reporters and concerned Nigerians gathered that some passengers of the vehicles were taken into the bush by the abductors, while some of them escaped being kidnapped.
A young girl travelling with her father could not ascertain his whereabouts as she was seen crying.
Speaking on the incident, Olukoya said: “For your grace, my brother escaped being kidnapped today by Fulani herdsmen on his return journey home from Benin somewhere before Ore in Ondo State. This insecurity is becoming serious. Passengers in the white commercial bus kidnapped alongside the driver of the red car.”