Community Leader's Abductors Demand N100m Ransom

Abductors of a community leader in Imope town, Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Tajudeen Omotayo, have demanded N100 million ransom to release him. 

 The unknown gunmen had abducted Omotayo on Saturday while coming back from a meeting. 

 The PUNCH had reported that the community leader was abducted while returning from Ijebu-Ode in his vehicle marked W 3J9. 

 He was reportedly accosted at the Oke-Eri area of Imope, pulled out, and taken to an unknown destination, leaving his vehicle on the Ijebu–Ode–Oru– Ibadan road.

 However, a source in Imope town who pleaded anonymity told our correspondent, on Monday, that the kidnappers have reached out to the family and demanded a sum of N200 million. 

 The source said after so many pleas by the family, the abductors reduced the ransom to N100 million.

 The source said, “The abductors have reached out to the family and demanded N200 million. But, as of today, they are insisting on N100 million as ransom.”

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