Jos, Dec. 7, 2017 (TNE) The abductors of Chief Damishi Sango, the Plateau PDP chairman and former sports minister, have demanded N100 million ransom.
“The abductors have contacted the family. Sango was also allowed to speak with the family. His kidnappers want N100 million,” Mr Jonathan Mapis, a family member, said on Thursday in Jos.
Mapis quoted Sango as telling family members that the five of them are safe.
Reports say that the former minister, alongside four others that included his son, were abducted on Wednesday along Jere-Garkawa road in Kaduna State, on their way to Abuja for the PDP National Convention.
The convention holds on Saturday, Dec. 9.
According to Mr Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Plateau Police Command, the Command had reached out to the Kaduna Command on the matter.
“The spokesman of the Kaduna Police Command has told me that the Commissioner there has ordered his men to comb everywhere to rescuethem,” he said.
He said that the Plateau Command is working in synergy with the Kaduna Command to rescue the victims and possibly arrest those behind the incident,” he said.
Tyopev urged members of the public with any useful information to contact the Kaduna or Plateau Command.