Kidnapped Lagos Council Clerk: N20m Ransom Demanded
First it was #Epe6, then the University of Maiduguri lecturers.
Over the weekend, the Winner of Gulder Ultimate Search 11 - Canon Otto was abducted in Port Harcourt.
Back to Lagos. The duo were reportedly waylaid in Imota, Ikorodu, while headed to the office in Alausa.
The gunmen had established contact with the Head of Administration of the council, Mosunmola Otaiku-Okoka, demanding N20m ransom for their release.
A worker at the Ikeja council secretariat, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the incident had affected the smooth operation of the council.
He said, “The incident actually happened yesterday morning (Tuesday) while he was coming to the office in his official car. The car was driven by his driver.
“The clerk lives around Imota, but I don’t really know the point where they were kidnapped. Everybody is worried. The vehicle has not been recovered. The police and the head of administration are already aware.”
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The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, said a case of abduction, not kidnap, was reported to the police, adding that investigation has commenced.
The incident happened barely four days after six kidnapped pupils of the Lagos State Model College, Epe, were released.