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Gunmen abduct Nasarawa lawmaker’s brother, demand N10 million

The Councilor representing Agbashi Electoral Ward in Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Mr. Jibrin Ede, has reportedly been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Member of the State House of Assembly representing Doma South Constituency, Hon. John Osewu, who is also an elder brother to the victim, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen on Saturday in Lafia.

Hon. Osewu explained that the victim was kidnapped in the early hours of Saturday when he was on his way to Okpata community in Doma LGA to see a friend.

My younger brother was kidnapped this morning when he was going to see his friend in the Okpata community. Now the kidnappers are demanding N10 million and I don’t know how to get such an amount of money.

“When I spoke with the victim, he was crying and complained that his legs are swollen up because of the distance he trekked with the kidnappers into the forest,” he said.

When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ranham Nansel, said the Command was yet to get an official report on the matter

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