Four officers of the Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) were reportedly kidnapped on Thursday around Ajegwu, Ofu LG, by unknown gunmen.
The officers were said to be on their way to Benue State, to attend a promotion examination.
A source close to one of the victims said that the officers were traveling in an official vehicle when they were cornered and kidnapped around the Ajegwu Junction, along the Itobe-Anyigba.
The source who pleaded anonymity added that a fifth person escaped while they were being marched into the bush.
He added that the kidnappers have already established contact with the families of the victims, and are demanding N30 million ransom for their release.