Suspected gunmen, who kidnapped Seriki’s brother, two others along Ilesha/Ife expressway in Osu community headquarters of Atakumosa West of Osun State, have demanded N50 million ransom, The Nation reports.
According to The Nation, one Usman and two others were abducted on Thursday, March 25th 2021 along the expressway.
It was also learnt the kidnappers contacted the family of Usman, who is a brother to the Seriki of Hausa Community in Iyere and demanded N50 million ransom.
The identity of the two other victims is yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this report.
Osun Police spokesman, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the kidnappers contacted the Seriki of Sabo, Haruna Tanko, to demand the ransom.
She said: “Tanko reported to the police station at about 8:30am that his brother and two other have been kidnapped.
“He said the kidnappers called him on phone to demand N50 million as ransom.
“Efforts are on the top gear to rescue the victims and arrest the kidnappers.”