Bandits kidnap widow of PDP chairman, 13 others in Kogi

Bandits kidnap widow of chairman, 13 others in Kogi State  

14 people were abducted by alleged robbers, including the widow of Barrister Mathew Kola Ojo, former Zonal Chairman of Kogi West of the Democratic People’s Party, PDP.

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The victims were abducted in Iffe, in the Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, on Monday morning, January 25.

Five of the victims, except the widow, were allegedly released by the gunmen.

Chief Femi Mokikan, the president of the Okun Development Association (ODA), who confirmed the incident, said the kidnappers approached Mrs. Kola-family Ojo’s but have yet to make demands.

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“The persons they (kidnappers) called was a family uncle to the woman, telling him they have Mrs. Kola-Ojo in their custody. But before they could state their ransom, the man’s phone experienced flat battery. We are hoping that they will call back today,” Chief Mokikan said.

“Around 10:30 a.m. I got the information about the Kidnapped saga and we began screaming for assistance to those who matter, including the Governor’s Senior Security Adviser,” he added.

He said ODA works around the clock in partnership with Ijumu Local Government officials to ensure their safe and fast publication.

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