From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja
Two kidnappers have lost their lives during a gun duel with security operatives in Idah Local Government Area of Kogi State.
Our Correspondent gathered that the incident which happened on Tuesday also saw two others kidnappers escaped with different degrees of bullet wound.
According to reports, the kidnappers have perpetuated havoc within the area of their operations and security operatives had been on their trail
Confirming the information on Wednesday, the Chairman of Idah Local Government, Hon. Abuh Odoma Stated that with the support received from the State governor, they have continued to secure victories over some of these miscreants.
He expressed that they were committed to ensuring that as declared by the State governor in their several meetings, every nooks and crannies of Kogi state was guaranteed safe and secured.
In his reaction, the State Security Adviser, Commodore Jerry Omodara stressed the need for continued vigilance by citizens particularly those within the rural communities.