A BOMB explosion which rocked an operational vehicle of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger State Command, has killed perssinel and injured the driver of the vehicle.
The driver is currently under medical observation at a nearby hospital.
Citizens Compass gathered that the explosion which occurred along Galadiman kogo axis in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State at the early hours of Monday.
The personnel attached to Shiroro HYDRO Power Station, Shiroro, Niger State were said to be on a routine patrol when their patrol vehicle stepped on a buried landmine which exploded immediately killing all occupants except the driver who is currently in a very critical condition.
The personnel were identified as Mohammed Ibrahim (Assistant Superintendent of Corps 1),
Cheche Ahmed (Assistant Superintendent of Corps 11), Yunusa Mahmam (Inspector of Corps).and Bala Abdullahi (Corps Assistant 1)
while the driver was identified as Inspector Bala Adamu.
The Commandant General, NSCDC, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, PhD, mni has commiserated with families of the deceased officers and men who paid the supreme price in service to the Nation and reassured residents of Niger of the Corp’s resolve and commitment to the security of lives and property of Nigerians without deterrence.