BY DAYO JOHNSON
AKURE — KIDNAPPERS of the 90-year-old former President of the Master Bakers Association of Nigeria, MBAN,Ondo State Chapter, Alhaji Musa Adisa, have demanded a N30 million ransom.
One of his abductors, according to a family source, made contacts requesting the said amount before he could be released.
Son of the victim, Alhaji Musbau Iyiola, during a chat with newsmen in Akure said Adisa was abducted by three armed men last Tuesday while on his way to the mosque to observe his early morning prayer.
Iyiola said the kidnappers called him on telephone to open a negotiation, noted that till their last conversation, both parties did not reached any agreement.
“They called me and demanded N30 million, and where would I get that amount from? I told them to collect N500,000, which is what I could afford, but they said no and ended the conversation. “
The son who is the new president of the association, however, appealed to the state police command to assist the family in securing the release of his father.
Contacted the Police Image Maker Wole Ogodo said that the command was on the trail of the kidnappers and would soon apprehend them.
Ogodo said “ We are working round the clock, we are on top of the situation, we are making serious efforts to track down the perpetrators and get the old liberated” Ogodo said
He however assured that the police command would not relent in its efforts to arrest the perpetrators of the crime in the state.
Ogodo appealed to the people of the state to field the police with useful information that could lead to arrest of criminals in their environments.
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