Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police,Bola Longe said the state security personnel have rescued three of the ten Federal Road Safety (FRSC) officials who were kidnapped on Monday in the state.
Longe who disclosed this in an interview with Channels Television on Tuesday said the rescue efforts were carried out in collaboration with the military.
He assured that the force is intensifying efforts in ensuring that the remaining seven officials are also rescued.
“The police in tandem with the military personnel pursued the bandits. There was a lot of exchange of fire, because of this, some of the bandits ran in different directions.”
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“Three of the personal have been rescued. They are with the police so we are now on an operation to rescue the rest of the seven personnel,” Longe said.
He urged members of the public with vital information that can assist in rescuing the abductees not to hesitate in helping the police.
Meanwhile, Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has commiserated with the FRSC over the demise of two of their officers.
The two officers were killed on Monday following an attack at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka in the state.
The governor extended his condolence during a security council meeting at the council chambers of the Government House in Lafia, the state capital.
Sule charged security personnel in the state to sustain the tempo of the recently recorded successes in the fight against insecurity in the state and the North Central region.