Gunmen have attacked a luxurious passenger bus in Rivers State.
The gunmen abducted 15 passengers and drivers aboard the Lagos bound bus belonging to ‘God is Good motors’.
The bus was accosted by the gunmen at Elibrado Emuoha axis of the East-West road on Monday morning.
The gunmen ordered all the passengers and the driver out of the bus and marched them into the bush.
The bus, which was riddled with bullets, was abandoned by the road side.
Rivers police Spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), who confirmed the incident, stated that the command was currently analysing the information it received from witnesses, assuring that the Rivers Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, was on top of the matter.
Omoni assured that concerted efforts were already being made to apprehend the hoodlums, while pleading with members of the public to be vigilant and assist the police and other security agencies with useful information on suspicious movements in their neighbourhoods.