Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted some medical officials conveying Lassa fever drugs between Ondo and Edo states.
The officials were reportedly the drugs and come medical equipment in ambulance (a white Toyota Hiace bus) before they were ambushed by the gunmen on Friday.
“The team was traveling in the bus (ambulance) to deliver the medical equipment meant to fight the Lassa Fever when the gunmen struck on Benin road”.
“They ambushed, and attacked the medical team and later shot at the security personnel in the vehicle as I was told, they kidnapped those in the ambulance,” thecable reports.
The incident follows an attack on the convoy of the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu by suspected kidnappers earlier in the week.