Two nurses were kidnapped on Thursday by Gunmen at the General hospital in Idon, Kajuru Local Government Area.

The Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Shingyu Shamnom, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, disclosed that the bandits stormed the general hospital through the fence with deadly weapons.

According to him, while the bandits shot sporadically in the premises of the hospital, two nurses on night duty came out to identify themselves as medical workers and the bandits took them away.

The executive chairman of Kajuru local government area, Cafra Casino, also confirmed the kidnap of the two nurses from Kajuru General Hospital.

He said investigation was ongoing on the matter and urged people in the area to remain calm.