The wife of the traditional ruler of Bukpe, Sadiya Hassan Shamidozhi, and son, Osama Hassan Shamidozhi regained their freedom after seven weeks when they were abducted by bandits in Kwali Council of the FCT, Abuja.
Recall that bandits had on February 4th, 2023, abducted one of the wives, two sons, and three other residents of the area.
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Alhaji Hassan Shandozhi, the Village Head of Bukpe, who confirmed the release of his wife and one of his sons, explained, “Now they (bandits) are demanding another N3 million to free one of my sons and two of my subjects that are in their captivity.”
A member of the family, Danjuma Usman, revealed that the bandits were given N2.5 million, foodstuff, hard drugs, energy drinks and wines in a forest in Kogi State.
He confirmed that the kidnappers refused to release the other son of the chief, Hamisu, and the two other victims.
DSP Adeh Josephine, the PPRO of the FCT, Abuja, was yet to react to the development.
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