A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Ken Anugweje, has been kidnapped in Port Harcourt, PREMIUM TIMES has been told.
Olukayode Thomas, a board member of the AFN and Head of Media, confirmed the development even as he solicited help from every quarters to facilitate the prompt release of Mr. Anugweje, who is also a professor of medicine
“Prof. Ken Anugweje, a professor of sports medicine and member of AFN board has been kidnapped earlier today in Port Harcourt. The AFN appeal to Nigerians with information to assist security agents to rescue him,” Mr Thomas stated
Only on Monday, the 72-year old mother of the Head Coach of the Nigeria U-23 team, Samson Siasia, was kidnapped in Bayelsa State.
The Nigeria Football Federation has also made passionate appeal for the release of Mr. Siasia’s aged mother.
Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility
Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.
For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.
By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.
TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...