Kogi APC chief, others kidnapped
By Paris - 915 days ago
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress in Kogi State, Idris Ozi Shaibu, and four others have been kidnapped at Osara along Okene-Lokoja-Abuja Highway in Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State.
According to a source, the party leader was on his way from Abuja on Friday night when seven gunmen stopped his vehicle and kidnapped him.
His driver who was also said to have been kidnapped and later released after his phone was taken.
The source told our correspondent that another vehicle riding behind the APC chieftain was stopped and all three passengers were also kidnapped.
Close relatives of the APC chieftain told SUNDAY PUNCHon condition of anonymity that they were in contact with the kidnappers but that they had refused to comply with demands for a ransom to secure his release.