Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked an 18-passenger commercial bus in Ondo state.
TheCable understands that the Lagos-bound bus was attacked along Ido Ani-Ifira-Akoko Expressway on Wednesday evening.
The incident reportedly occurred on the failed portion of the expressway.
All the passengers of the bus were said to have been abducted by the gunmen.
The passengers were reportedly robbed of their valuables after which they were marched into a forest.
Hakeem Sadiq, the divisional police officer (DPO) in Isua Akoko, confirmed the incident to reporters.
Sadiq said that the kidnapping has been reported to the police.
He said the anti-kidnapping unit was already working with sister agencies to ensure that the travellers are rescued unhurt.TheCable learned that the kidnappers have demanded N10 million naira ransom for the release of the abducted passengers.