In Edo Two corp members shot in highway robbery

Corp members were on Friday attacked by armed robbers en route Benin

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Corps members were attacked Friday afternoon along Ekpoma road in Edo state.

One of the victims of the robbery said that the incident happened when members of the Nigerian Christian Corpers Fellowship (NCCF) Edo state from Auchi were on their way to Benin for NCCF Edo state conference.

On reaching Ekpoma, the bus conveying them receiving gunfire while the bus was quickly surrounded.

The armed men made the Corpers come out of the vehicle and lie in the mud in the middle of the express-way where they kept demanding for money and other valuable items and also kept hitting some of them with the back of their guns. The Corpers were robbed of their money, phones, laptop.

Witnesses say two corp members were shot, but none fatal.

The ones who were shot are currently in Central Hospital, Benin receiving medical treatment.

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