Gunmen have attacked some Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials travelling from Abuja to Lagos at Oshawa along the Lokoja-Okene highway.
The attack occured at about 1:50 pm on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bandits killed the driver and left the other staff in the vehicle critically injured.
A statement by Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, disclosed that the two personnel were ambushed by the gunmen after Zariagi on Lokoja – Okene road.
He said the incident happened at Oshawa, a town close to Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.
“The kidnappers, according to first information report, were said to have opened fire at the sight of the marked vehicle and unfortunately shot the driver in the head, killing him instantly.