Adelegation of 26 officials from Sokoto and Kebbi travelling for a training at the Federal Road Safety Corps Academy, Udi in Enugu have come under attack by bandits.
One was killed, another later died in hospital and four others were injured.
Another eight escaped unhurt, and 10 others are yet unaccounted for in the wake of the attack, said the corps public education officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem.
The corps confirmed the attack occurred at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege, Nasarawa at 8am on Monday.
Some 26 officers travelling in two buses were caught up in the attack.
He said the Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, has immediately reported the incident to relevant authorities for prompt rescue of the kidnapped staff while investigations to ensure that the assailants were brought to book is ongoing.
Kazeem noted that the Corps Marshal has called on all staff of the Corps not to be deterred by this unfortunate incident.