Gunmen Abduct Housewife, Three Children In Kwara Community, Demand N100million Ransom


Some gunmen have reportedly abducted a housewife and three of her children at Ajilete community in Agunjin District, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State.


It was learnt that the kidnappers on Sunday night stormed the community shooting sporadically before they abducted the victims from their house.

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It was said that the gunmen contacted their family demanding N100million for their release.

The Chairman of Ifelodun, Jide Asonibare, who confirmed the incident to Journalists on Tuesday said 15 of their vigilantes are combing the bushes.


He said; “We have already informed the police and the army both in Kwara and neighbouring Kogi state. 15 of our vigilantes are combing the bushes.

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“I don’t have the names of the victims as we speak, but her husband told us that it was the children they wanted to kidnap before the mother volunteered to follow them rather than suffering the trauma at home.

“The kidnappers have contacted the family and demanded a N100m ransom. As it is, we are praying that the work of the combined team of police, army and vigilantes in Kwara and neighbouring states would yield positive results,” he added.


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