One body found as kidnapper of poultry farmers demands N5m in Kogi

The abductors of Kabba poultry farmers in Kogi State has demanded N5 million each to release their victims.

The newsmen had earlier reported that unknown gunmen struck Egbeda-Kabba Bunu area of Kogi State on Wednesday evening and abducted three persons.

It was also discovered that one other villager, Mr. Tunji Mesoniale was shot dead around the poultry farm where the three people were kidnapped, “Unfortunately, nobody noticed until we saw his dead body today (Thursday)”, said one of the villagers.

The kidnapping is coming few days after unknown gunmen struck, killing soldiers and setting free about 240 inmates at the prison facility in the same community.

Those abducted, Olorunpomi Damilola, a staff of the College of Education Technical Kabba and Pastor Mayowa Otitolaye are said to be partners in the poultry farm business.

The third person whose identity was not revealed was said to have been an assistant in the poultry farm.

A family source of one of the victims has now confirmed that the kidnappers have established contact with the family of victims and are demanding N5 million ransom.

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