Kogi Poly Student Kidnapped, Abductors Reduce Ransom Demands from N10m to N500,000


A student of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Miss Adebanjo Adetutu has been kidnapped.

Miss Adetutu who is a Higher National Diploma (HND II) Student of the Department of Office Technology Management (OTM) was kidnapped along Lokoja-Itakpe-Okene road while traveling to her home town Ogun State after her first semester exams.

Her kidnap is coming few days after three chieftains of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) Kogi State chapter were kidnapped along Idah road in the state.

According to a statement issued to by the Director of Students’ Affairs, National Association of Kogi State Students (NAKOSS), Comrade Salihu Lukman on Sunday night, he said the kidnappers had earlier requested for N10m and later reduced their ransom to N500,000.

“As I speak to you, negotiations is still on going. Today makes it the 4th day now and the poor mother of Adetutu, who happens to be a widow, can’t afford the ransom.

“We are pleading with the government and the general public to come to the aid of this poor child so that we can secure her release,” he stated.

Comrade Lukman said the State Police command had been informed of the incidence, noting that the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga also promised to secure Adetutu’s release within the shortest possible time.

2 thoughts on “Kogi Poly Student Kidnapped, Abductors Reduce Ransom Demands from N10m to N500,000

  1. John ojima abel

    This kogi is tired us now, may god almighty come and clear all this calamities in jesus name

  2. Edwin Bush Jnr.

    In an unjust political unrest, silence is a crime to humanity….

    I feel pains for the innocent kogi cilvil servants and pensioners for the maltreatment and dehumanization by the APC led government….this should serve as an eye opener to every kogite …

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