Royal father kidnapped in Kogi | Dailytrust

Royal father kidnapped in Kogi

A first-class traditional ruler in Kogi State, the Adogu of Eganyi in Ajaokuta Local Government Area, Alhaji Mohammed Adembe, has been kidnapped.

He was kidnapped last Tuesday evening by yet to be identified abductors along Okene – Adogo road.

The kidnapping of the royal father is coming barely three days after the kidnap of Pharmacist AbdulAzeez Obajimoh, the Managing Director of AZECO Pharmaceutical company at Ozuwaya in Okene, Kogi Central Senatorial District.

The abduction of the Pharmacist in the broad daylight was resisted by the youth of the community in which one Habeeb Anda paid the supreme price while two others were injured by the kidnappers.

A source, who spoke to journalists on phone, said the royal father was alone in his car on his way to Eganyi community from Okene around 4 pm but was abducted between Ebiya and Eganyi by the gunmen.

According to him, the kidnappers established contact around 1 pm on Wednesday and demanded a ransom of N30 million.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Kogi State Police Command, Mr William Ayah, who confirmed the incident, said the police command had deployed a special squad to trail the abductors.

He called on the general public to assist the police with useful information to enable security agents rescue the royal father from the clutches of his kidnappers.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
1017257739
Media Trust Ltd


Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Inquiries:
Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410