The Nation, the gunmen stormed the police station at about 2am this morning with the purpose of stealing from the station's armory and also set free one of their colleagues who was in jail.
The gunmen carted away arms and ammunition and also released other detainees in custody.
The two policemen who were killed were gunned down while trying to
resist the gunmen. Two other officers that were critically injured
during the attack are said to be responding to treatment at the Federal
Medical Centre, Lokoja.
The gunmen who reportedly operated for over two hours unchallenged, were
said to have set ablaze a vehicle parked at the station during the
The spokesperson of the Kogi Police Command, Willy Aya, confirmed the
incident but denied reports that there were fatalities from the attack.