BY Victoria Ogunrinde
The Ohorhe Secondary School in Ohorhe community, Uvwie council area of Delta state has been reportedly invaded by gunmen dressed in military uniform and two teachers were abducted.
The Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirming the incident stated that “two teachers were abducted”.
Reports gathered that the gunmen entered the school’s premises with a gold-coloured Highlander SUV.
It was also gathered that they hovered in the school compound for over 15 minutes, before storming into one of the staff rooms and abducted the teachers.
Meanwhile, it was noted that the school management, on seeing the military uniform, had assumed that the gunmen were military personnel.
The gunmen were reportedly a gang of four, with three stepping out of the vehicle to carryout the plan, wielding sophisticated guns.
The gunmen reportedly threatened to shoot at the community youths who tried to confront them on getting wind of the incident.
According to an eye witness, “The gunmen were dressed in military uniform. They were four in the Jeep including the driver. They were there for about 15 minutes.
“They threatened to kill us if any of us shout. Teachers and students were afraid of being killed. They were armed with good guns”.