Abductors of NTA journalist demand ransom

Olubunmi Oke of NTA was kidnapped by unknown gunmen
Olubunmi Oke of NTA was kidnapped by unknown gunmen

The kidnappers reduced the ransom from N8 million to N1 million.

The abductors of Olubunmi Oke, a journalist working with the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Akure, have reduced the ransom placed on her from N8 million to N1 million, a source in her family has said.

Mrs. Oke, a nursing mother, was kidnapped after closing from work at Oba-Ile area of Akure on Thursday.

The source hinted that the kidnappers had initially demanded for N18 million but later beat it down to N8 million.

The source added that when the family refused to respond, the abductors further reduced the ransom to N1 million.

Police authorities in the state said they are on the trail of the kidnappers.


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