How Armed Robbers Attacked Ifesinachi Motors, Robbed Passengers Of Millions & Set Luxury Bus Ablaze

Posted on April 2, 2024
KINGSLEY EBERE 
Police operatives from the Ogun State Command has confirmed how deadly armed robbers intercepted an Ifesinachi Motors luxury bus, robbed passengers of millions of Naira worth of items and went ahead to set the bus ablaze in a crude manner. 
P.M.EXPRESS reports that the incident happened on Good Friday night at Oke Ado junction at Ijebu Mushin along the Ijebu Ode-Ore-Benin Expressway.
This was confirmed by the Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Omolola Odutola.
 “The vehicle was coming from Maza Maza before it encountered the hoodlums. No reference to the gun was made. They carried cutlasses.”
“The robbers had earlier stripped all the 59 passengers on board the bus of their belongings, and locked the vehicle from outside before setting it ablaze to kill all the passengers inside the bus.”
“The passengers managed to smash the glass windows, and jumped out of the bus before it was completely razed by fire.”
The management of Ifesinachi Transport Nig. Ltd,  has also confirmed that the attacked bus belonged to the company, and that the vehicle took off from Maza Maza, Lagos, on Good Friday, en route to Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, expressing shock over the incident.
Some of the victims narrated their ugly experience and described how the bandits, armed and menacing, seized their belongings and subjected them to a terrifying ordeal.
“They robbed us of everything we had, some they stripped half-naked. They locked us inside the 59-seater luxury bus and set it ablaze. We thank God that we later escaped, nobody died but everything we had was collected. We lost everything we were travelling with and some sustained injuries because of their beating before they locked us inside the bus and set the bus ablaze” one of the victims narrated.

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