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Abductors Of Edo PDP Chairman Demand N500 Million Ransom



Abductors of the Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, have reportedly demanded 500 million naira as ransom before he will be freed

The kidnappers were said to have opened talks with his family members on Friday.

A family source who asked not to be named disclosed this on Sunday to some journalists in Benin city, the state capital.

He however did not speak on what the family members are doing to raise the ransom sum or if the party, the PDP is doing anything to assist them.

When contacted, the State Police Command spokesman, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, said the police is not aware of the ransom demand.

“I am not aware of any ransom demand. I can only confirmed What I am aware of,” he said.

It would be recalled that Aziegbemi was abducted by some gunmen at about 11 pm on Friday, 16 March, just few meters to his GRA residence in Benin City, the Edo state capital, after attending a political meeting at the State Government House.