Report says some gunmen on Thursday morning hijacked a school bus in Oba ile Estate of Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo state, abducting one person who was on duty to convey children to school.

The situation has created panic among parents whose children attend the school.

The incident reportedly occured around 6:45am while the driver and the attendant were moving round to pick Pupils of the school, situated inside the Oba ile Estate.

The gunmen numbering about eight who were on motorcycles, rounded the vehicle, forcing the driver to stop.

The eight men who were said to be armed with guns, cutlass and some other weapons, dragged the driver out of the vehicle threatening to kill him.

The bus with registration number Lagos LSD 853 FJ with the name of the School inscribed on it was driven away by one of the hijackers while others moved away from the scene on motorcycles.

When contacted, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) could not confirm the incident, saying he had not been briefed, but promised to confirm from the Divisional Police Officer in the area.

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