Gunmen attack passengers boat, made away with valuables in Bayelsa

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Gunmen have attacked a passengers boat in Bayelsa.

There were fourteen passengers and one herdsman were ambushed in a boat by gunmen on the eve of the 2022 new year in the state.

Naija Catapult gathered that, the affected boat and passengers left Yenagoa en-route Twon-Brass in Brass Local Government Area, when the gunmen struck, according to reports made by News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

The gunmen made away the 115-horsepower Yamaha outboard engine of the boat and dispossessed the passengers of their valuable belongings.

The Chairman of the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria – Mr Ogoniba Ipigansi, said; “the passengers were left unhurt”

“The gunmen dumped the driver and the passengers in the bush before carting away the outboard engine” he added.


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