Four prospective corps members kidnapped on their way to orientation camp

Four prospective corps members travelling to Zamfara State for the NYSC orientation camp, have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

It was learnt that the corps members; three males and a female, and some other graduates from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic were kidnapped around Funtua in Katsina State while the driver fled.

They were said to have boarded a bus from Owo, Ondo State to the Zamfara State camp ground where they were posted to.

The NYSC orientation camp for Batch A 2020 opened for prospective corps members on Tuesday, March 10th.

The spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, DCP Frank Mba confirmed the incident.

He disclosed that a manhunt has begun to rescue the kidnapped corps members immediately.

“It is true that some prospective corp members were kidnapped. Four of them were kidnapped around 11:30pm.

“The command has launched a manhunt for their captors in order to ensure their safe rescue.

” The command is making progress in its investigation and operation,” Mba added.

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