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Terrorists Attack Travellers In Kogi, Shoot Journalist

A communications specialist and senior crime reporter with Daily Trust Newspaper, Idowu Isamotu, has been shot by “gunmen “terrorists” along the Lokoja-Obajana road in Kogi State.

The incident reportedly happened at about 5 pm on Wednesday.

In an SOS message sent to the Punch, the reporter described the assailants as “terrorists”.

He said, “I’ve just been shot by terrorists along the Lokoja-Obajana road. Only God saved us.

“I was in my private car. We were four adults and two children in the vehicle.”

It is gathered that they have been taken to the hospital.

When contacted, the Kogi State Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, William Aya, said he would inform the police formations along the Lokoja-Obajana route.

Aya said, “I’m reaching out to all police formations along that road. The Lokoja-Obajana road is long, hence I need to contact the DPOs in the area concerning the situation report.”

Recall that terrorists had  carried out the deadly bombing on 29th December, 2022, near the Palace of the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland in Okene, Kogi State during the visit of the President Muhammadu Buhari in the state.

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