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Armed men kidnap 46-yr-old in Kwara, demand N30m ransom

The Kwara State Police Command has confirmed that a 46-year-old man, Alhaji Musa Garba Atere has been kidnapped in Ilorin, on Tuesday.

Police spokesman, Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the incident said that investigation is going on on the matter.

Atere, according to one of his close relatives, was kidnapped around 6:00am along Ogundele/Madi road in Ilorin West Local Government area of Kwara state.

The source who doesn’t want his name in print narrated that the abductors called his wife to demand for the Ransom.

They insisted that N30 million must be paid before her husband could get freedom from their captivity.

It was gathered the victim was on his way to General Hospital, Ilorin along with his wife and his eight-year-old daughter, who is critically sick and in need of medical treatment.

Narrating her ordeal, wife of the victim, who would not want her name in print, said the kidnappers numbering six, blocked their way and demanded for money.

“We gave them all in our possession in order to avoid maltreatment but they later took my husband through nearby bush.

“I stand helplessly watching my husband being dragged into bush and crying for help as no one was around to assist,” she lamented.

One of the victim’s friends, who claimed anonymity, said that the incident has been reported at Adewole police station for further investigation.

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