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Bandits Ambush Dangote Staff Bus Kidnap Many



Bandits Ambush Dangote Staff Bus Kidnap Many

EDO, iexclusivenews – In a harrowing turn of events, Dangote Cement’s workforce fell victim to a violent ambush, resulting in the abduction of numerous employees.

The incident occurred on Monday evening as the workers were en route home from the company’s facilities.

As the day’s work concluded, the staff bus transporting Dangote Cement employees was overtaken by armed assailants.

The attack took place near Okpella, Edo, a locale in close proximity to Okene, Kogi state.

Reports indicate that the gunmen opened fire, leading to several employees sustaining gunshot wounds.

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Immediate Aftermath and Witness Accounts

The aftermath of the assault left many details uncertain, including the exact number of casualties and the extent of their injuries.

Eyewitnesses recount a scene of chaos, with some workers seeking refuge in the surrounding bush, and others left injured by the gunfire.

Company’s Response to the Crisis

Michael Odofin, representing Okpella Cement Plc, acknowledged the grave situation, confirming the abduction and the ongoing attack.

However, he refrained from providing further specifics, citing the recency of the event. He reassured that, to his knowledge, there had been no fatalities.


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