No fewer than fourteen workers of Nestoil Plc have been reportedly abducted on Friday afternoon by unknown gunmen around Omoku-Elele link road in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The workers were said to be on their way to Port Harcourt after completing the day’s job at their site in Omoku when suddenly their Costa bus got waylaid by the armed criminals and diverted into an unknown destination.
The State Police Spokesperson, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident, said search parties has already being deployed into the bushes to ensure immediate release of the victims.
He said “We are combing the bushes in that area right now. Our men are all over the bushes. We are doing our best to rescue the victims and as well apprehend the kidnappers.
“We have seen the bus that the victims rod on and we believe that we will rescue the victims soonest”, DSP Omoni added.