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Fegor Ogude says he paid N1.3m ransom for wife’s release

13 January 2016, 08:03

Lagos - Super Eagles midfielder Fegor Ogude has revealed that he paid a ransom of N1.3m for the release of his wife Memunat.

She was abducted on January 4 in Warri, Delta State, and released six days after.

The Amkar Perm player said the abductors demanded a ransom of N30m but he was able to beat the demand down, according to The Cable.

Also read: Kidnappers free wife of Super Eagles midfielder Ogude

Ogude said his wife went through tough condition in the hands of her kidnappers, and she would be examined by a medical doctor to be sure she’s in a good state of health.

Fegor’s Russian club, granted the player a compassionate leave on Sunday to join his wife whilst the rest of the team travelled to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the start of their winter training.

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