Kogi council chair’s abductors demand N100m ransom




The abductors of Yagba West local chairman in , Pius Kolawole,   has allegedly demanded for N100 million for his release.  
The  kidnappers   were said to have  Sunday night called one of the family members of the chairman to demand for the ransom.


The source said  the abductors  promised to called back by 10:00am  Monday morning to continue with the negotiation.
The source further  stated that the kidnappers had also contacted the chairman, Association of Local of (ALGON), Mr. Taofik Isah, who doubled as the chairman of Ijumu local   area.


It was gathered that the family, the council area and ALGON had now agreed that only the ALGON chairman should continue the negotiation with the kidnappers.
Recall that Kolawole was kidnapped on Saturday evening on his way from Ilorin, Kwara state capital to his home town of Egbe, the border town between Kogi and Kwara state.


The claimed the life of the state commissioner for Board, Mr. Solomon Adebayo, who was in the same vehicle with the chairman.
However, the kidnappers did not touch the four- year- old son of late Solomon who was in the vehicle at the time of .


While the orderly to the chairman took to his heel, the driver of the vehicle was badly wounded and shot at by the abductors. He regained consciousness the second day at the Egbe Hospital.

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