Kehinde Bamigbetan,Chairman, Ejigbo Local Council Development Authority was kidnapped in Lagos on Monday. Reports said the kidnappers have established contact with his family and demanded a sum of N160 million as ransom before his release.
Bamigbetan was said to have been allowed to talk to his wife, Fatima, on phone early in the morning today. He reportedly intimated her of the need to urgently meet the ransom demand of his abductors.
The kidnappers were said to have warned the family not to put the life of the kidnapped chairman in danger by getting the police or other security agencies involved in an attempt to rescue him.
In a swift reaction to the kidnap, Founder of Oodua Peoples Congress, Dr. Frederick Fasheun on Tuesday, gave his members a marching order to get the kidnapped chairman back to his family safely soonest.