Sunday Vanguard learnt, yesterday, how gunmen, suspected to be militants, abducted six persons- the Vice Principal, a teacher and four students- at the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, in Eredo Local Council Development Area of Epe, on Thursday.
The militants, numbering over 10, were discovered to have cleared the waterways , about 100 meters to the school, in order to enhance the movement of their speed boats, a week before they struck.
Meanwhile, the kidnappers, it was learnt, yesterday, have demanded N30 ransom for the release of their captives. Sunday Vanguard observed that the waterways through which the gang struck, flows directly behind the school. A part of the water is used to dredge sand by some youths in the community. Read more