Gunmen Kill Three Police Officers, Abduct Minister’s Brother In Edo
Gunmen on Sunday killed three police officers in Benin City, Edo State, and abducted a man said to be the younger brother of Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the abducted man, Andy Ehanire, is the managing director of Ogba Zoological Gardens, Benin City.
The police spokesperson in Edo, Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the development to reporters on Monday in Benin City, said the incident happened at the zoological garden.
The slain police officers were posted to the garden to provide security for fun-seekers at the zoo and nature park.
The killing disrupted activities at the zoo as many fun seekers scampered for safety.