Gunmen attack JAMB officials in a Lagos hotel

The spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, has confirmed that three officials of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), were attacked by armed robbers at a hotel in Lagos state.

The officials including one Professor Odunsi and two females reportedly lodged at the said hotel before the attack. They were robbed of their phones, a laptop, jewelry, and N20,000 cash.

Gunmen attack JAMB officials in a Lagos hotel

According to Hundeyin, the gunmen shot the hotel’s gateman, identified as Peter, who was attempting to prevent them from escaping. The gateman was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where he later died, and the corpse had been deposited at the Ikorodu General Hospital mortuary.

Concerning the incident, the PRO revealed that the police got a distress call at about 2.40 a.m. on Wednesday that some hoodlums had invaded the hotel located at No. 60, Omodisu St., Asolo-Owutu, Agric area in Ikorodu. He said that based on the call, the police from Owutu Division went to the place immediately, adding that when the hoodlums sighted the police van coming, they all fled in a Lexus SUV.

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