Bayelsa - To secure their freedom, the families of Chief Blessing Wagio and Chief Isaac Akono-Igolo, kidnapped by gunmen will have to pay N50 million, Vanguard reports.
The kidnappers were said to have contacted the family of one of the chiefs, Monday, demanding N50 million ransom before releasing them.
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Both men and a security operative, whose identity could not be ascertained, were abducted last Wednesday along Ogbia-Brass waterways by armed men suspected to be pirates.
The victims’ boat, which sailed from Ogbia water front in Ogbia council, was heading to Brass on the Atlantic fringe when it came under attack around Kiberibio area in the waterway.
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