Abductors Of Ondo Traditional Head, 3 Others Demand N50m Ransom
Published by Streetwise Magazine
The abductors of Ondo traditional head, APC chieftain and two others have contacted the families demanding N50 million in exchange for their release.
Recall that on Thursday night, High Chief Mukaila Bello, the Oniku of Iku quarters in Ikare-Akoko, the headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area of the state, was kidnapped at Ago-Panu axis along Ikare-Owo highway.
Also abducted were Yeye Gbafinro, an All Progressives Congress (APC) leader and former candidate for the Akoko North-East seat in the state House of Assembly, Hon. Adeniran Adeyemo, and Bashiru Adekile, a community leader.
The vehicle conveying the victims was forced to a halt after the driver of the vehicle, who is currently receiving medical attention in an undisclosed hospital, was shot in the head.
The victims were driving a Toyota Corolla sedan with the license plate KAK 818 AE from Akure to Ikare-Akoko when the gunmen opened fire.
According to a family source, the kidnappers got in touch with the victims’ families hours after the abduction.
The source who said that the families did not have the resources to pay for such ransom, stated that they were still holding out hope that the kidnappers would release the hostages soon.