The missing children from Rivers and Enugu States identified as Jerome Onyekachi, 8, and Paul Chijioke, 7, were said to be wandering aimlessly in the area before members of the vigilante group saw them.
The State Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the rescue of the children said;
“The vigilante group attached to Okija brought to the Okija Police Station one Jerome Oyechachi, male, aged eight years and from Rivers State, and Paul Chijioke, male, aged seven years and from Enugu State.
“The children were found wandering in the town and unable to locate their houses. They are about three feet tall, dark in complexion and speak English and Igbo languages fluently.
“Efforts are ongoing to trace their parents or guardians in order to reunite them with their families.”
He also implored members of the public with useful information that could help trace the children’s parents, to report to the Okija Police Division or call a designated telephone number.