Abductors Of Former Sports Minister Sango Demand N100m Ransom

Abductors Of Former Sports Minister Sango Demand N100m Ransom

Sango, a serial governorship aspirant, is the current Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State.

NAN reports that the former minister, alongside four others that included his son, were abducted on Wednesday along Jere-Garkawa road in Kaduna State, on their way to Abuja for the PDP National Convention.

Confirming incident, the State Publicity Secretary of the PDP Plateau State John Akans called on the security agencies to ensure the unconditional and safe release of the State party chairman and his entourage. But at about 6p.m., when someone called one of the persons Sango travelled with, a policeman picked the call and told him (caller) that they found the phone in a vehicle abandoned on the road.

The kidnappers made contact with Sango's family yesterday afternoon and demanded N100 million ransome.

-They were reportedly travelling in preparation for the party's national convention scheduled to hold on Saturday. Emmanuel Tuang, disclosed this in an interview with Daily Sun at the party secretariat, in Jos, and said the party has no formal communication from the abductors.

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-Plateau PDP chairman and his son kidnapped on their way to Abuja.

"They are still with their abductors.We are waiting to see whether the kidnappers will reduce the ransom tomorrow".

He said, "The Jere Road has been a flashpoint and Kaduna State is a den of kidnappers".

He said that the Plateau Police Command had reached out to the Kaduna Command on the matter.

"On reaching the vehicle, they found a telephone belonging to his son in the auto".

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