By Jimoh Yekini
The abductors of the member of the Governing Council, Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Isah Ozi-Salami who was kidnapped some weeks ago in Adavi local government council, have placed a ransom of N120 million to enable regain his freedom.
Ozi-Salami is a member of Governing Council, Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), representing Kogi State.
He was abducted two weeks ago at Ogaminana in Adavi local government area of Kogi State on his way to the mosque to observe his morning prayer at about 5.30 am.
A member of the family who pleaded that his name should not be on print, said the abductors called the family of the Elder Statesman on Sunday evening through phone and demanded for the sum of N120 million to grant the abductee freedom.
The family member stated that the elder statesman commissioned water projects at Adavi local government area a day before he was kidnapped that fateful day.
The source added that the kidnapper’s came with a vehicle parked along the victim residence and zoom off with the old man around five a.m and whisked him away to unknown destination.
He stated that a young man who made an attempt to save the abductee was shot by the gunmen and died on the spot.