Suspected kidnappers have kidnapped three well being practitioners of the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Owo in Ondo state.
The well being staff, a medical physician, a nurse and a file officer of the FMC, have been kidnapped on their option to work inside the Emure-Ile axis of the busy Owo-Akure expressway by armed males suspected to be kidnappers.
It was gathered that the gunmen who had been trailing the victims double-crossed the car that was coveying the well being staff and later moved them into the bush.
A member of the family of the kidnapped victims who pleaded anonymity, disclosed that the abductors have made contact and are demanding the sum of N50 million as ransom earlier than they’re launched.
“They (kidnappers) have referred to as and requested for the sum of N50 million to impact their launch.
“However the police have assured us that they may make sure that they’re rescued as quickly as potential.
“We now have even gone into fasting and prayer in order that the center of the abductors can be touched, as a result of the ransom they requested is big,” she mentioned
In the meantime, spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, Femi Joseph, who confirmed the kidnap of the FMC staff, acknowledged that police have swung into motion in the direction of rescuing the victims in addition to apprehending the abductors.
Nevertheless, Joseph maintained that he solely acquired a report that solely two staff of the FMC have been kidnapped.
“I solely know of two individuals who have been
have been kidnapped by the gunmen in Owo however our boys have swung into motion and we’ll rescue the sufferer
“Already, we have now deployed our males into the bush and so they have began combing in all places.
“Investigation has additionally began on the case and we will carry the perpetrators to ebook,” he mentioned.