Tuesday, 12 December, 2017

Sango's abductors demand N100 million ransom

Ahead of PDP Nat'l Convention, gunmen kidnap party's state chairman, son, others Plateau PDP Chairman And Former Sports Minister, Sango, Son Kidnapped
Marlene Weaver | 08 December, 2017, 09:50

"Yes, our chairman, Chief Damishi Sango, and five other persons, including his son, driver and a chieftain of PDP in Plateau State were kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Wednesday evening", he said.

"The abductors have contacted the family".

FORMER Minister of Sports Damishi Sango was kidnapped yesterday on the Jos-Abuja Road, according to family sources.

Speaking on the demand, Mr. Akans said: "We just received a message that they are demanding N100 million".

Also kidnapped with him are his son, driver, a prominent chieftain of the PDP in Plateau State and another victim that is yet to be identified.

"The spokesman of the Kaduna Police Command has told me that the Commissioner there has ordered his men to comb everywhere to rescue them", he had told NAN.

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Heritage Foundation defense specialist Thomas Spoehr told Stars and Stripes North Korea would see such a move as a provocation. North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho said in September the country reserved the right to shoot down U.S.

"The inspector-general of police's (IGP's) anti-kidnapping team and the special tactical squad has swung into action to rescue the victims and arrest the hoodlums", he had said.

Tyopev urged members of the public with any useful information to contact the Kaduna or Plateau formation.

Confirming incident, the State Publicity Secretary of the PDP Plateau State John Akans called on the security agencies to ensure the unconditional and safe release of the State party chairman and his entourage.

"On reaching the vehicle, they found a telephone belonging to his son in the auto".

-They were reportedly travelling in preparation for the party's national convention scheduled to hold on Saturday.

"They are still with their abductors.We are waiting to see whether the kidnappers will reduce the ransom tomorrow".

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