Gunmen Kidnap Businessman, four others in Delta, Demand N10m Ransom

Unknown gunmen today, January 18 abducted four workers with Sahara Energy, an oil Servicing Company located at


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Gunmen Kidnap Businessman, four others in Delta, Demand N10m Ransom

Unknown gunmen today, January 18 abducted four workers with Sahara Energy, an oil Servicing Company located at Ajoki Community behind Koko, Headquarters of Warri North Local Government Area, Delta State, even as abductors who kidnapped a Koko based businessman, Daniel Obayendo on Monday, January 14 has demanded a ransom of N10million.

The workers were abducted at the Akpakoka/Ajoki water side by well-armed gunmen in a speed boat and driven to an unknown destination just as the identities of the kidnapped persons remain uncertain as at the time of filing this report.

Mr. Daniel Obayendo, an oil and gas businessman is from the Olomu stock in Koko Community whose where about is still unknown, just as frantic efforts are on to secure his safe release from the kidnappers den.

Police authorities in Koko decline to comment on the rampart cases of kidnap incidents in the town but stated that they are on top of the situation and would soon secure the release of all kidnapped persons as investigation has been intensified.   

The kidnappers of the four workers of Sahara Energy has not open communications lines with anybody, even as fear of the unknown has gripped residents of the Port Town, who appealed to Governor Ifeayin Okowa to come to their rescue by increasing security presence to protect lives in the community.

 



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Emma Arubi
Warri Freelance Correspondent
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