Three police officers were killed by gunmen on Sunday in Benin City, Edo State, while a man said to be the younger brother of Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire was abducted
Reports have it that the abducted man, Andy Ehanire, is the Managing Director of Ogba Zoological Gardens, Benin City.
The Edo State Police Spokesperson, Moses Nkombe, confirmed the development to reporters on Monday in Benin City, saying the incident happened at the zoological garden.
The killing disrupted activities at the zoo as many fun seekers scampered for safety.
The slain police officers were posted to the garden to provide security for fun-seekers at the zoo and nature park.
“Our men are working on that (the incident), though we have not made any arrest,” the police spokesperson said.
The remains of the police officers have since been deposited at the morgue of the Benin Central Hospital.