Kidnappers demand N15m to free Osun APC chieftain
Kazeem Alli, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State, has been abducted, and his captors have asked his family for a N15 million ransom.
According to The Nation, Kazeem was pursued by unidentified gunmen to the Oke-Alfa neighborhood of Apomu in the Isokan Local Government Area, Osun State on Saturday night before being kidnapped. He was then waylaid and attacked with guns and cutlasses.
Though police spokesman Yemisi Opalola said security personnel were combing the bushes to find him, a family member told The Nation yesterday that the abductors had contacted the family to demand for N15 million.
The source said,
“The kidnappers have reached out to us. They warned us not to let anybody know about the negotiations. They have been reaching the family through the wife, Jemila Alli.
“They demanded N15 million as ransom. We have not spoken with Kazeem Alli since he was abducted. We are praying for his safe return.”
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