A school bus with registration number Lagos LSD 853 FJ has been hijacked in Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria.
Platforms Africa reports that the bus belonging to Chimola School in Oba Ile Estate of Akure North Local Government Area in Ondo, was hijacked by gunmen around 7 am on Thursday.
The gunmen, a report reaching Platforms Africa showed, grabbed personnel who were on duty to transport pupils to school.
“The incident occurred around 7am while the driver and the abducted staff were moving round to pick up the pupils,” the report read quoting an eyewitness.
The gunmen numbering about eight who were on motorcycles, rounded the vehicle with registration number —Lagos LSD 853 FJ, forcing the driver to stop, a source said.
He said the men dragged the driver down from the vehicle and threatened to kill him.
The bus was later driven away by one of the hijackers while others moved away from the scene on motorcycles.