A gang of armed robbers yesterday attacked officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and journalists on the beat while they were travelling along Auchi-Okene road in Kogi State.
The robbers also shot dead the driver of a commercial vehicle during the operation.
Daily Trust reporter, who was among the journalists, reports that both journalists and the NEMA officials took to their heels when the robbers tried to attack their vehicle.
It took the intervention of a local vigilante group led by one Muhammad Sani to rescue motorist and chase away the robbers. Sani confirmed the killing of the unidentified driver.