Gunmen have attacked the Adamawa United FC, dispossessed avid gamers of valuables, and kidnapped the workers driver.
The gunmen are said to have demanded N50 million ransom for the driving drive.
It was gathered from sources in Adamawa State on Saturday that the incident occurred earlier inside the day, at about 6.30 am, alongside the Benin-Ore-Lagos road whereas the workers was touring for a sport in Lagos.
A member of the workers who spoke on a cellphone regarding the incident said the avid gamers and officers have been attacked by the gunmen who immediately emerged from the bush and held up the workers at gunpoint.
The inside provide said the telephones of the workers members, their money, and completely different valuables have been taken away by the attackers.
It has been confirmed that the Adamawa United FC was touring for his or her Week 11 NPFL fixture in the direction of the MFM FC in Lagos.
Primarily based on the participant, Sadiq Lawal, who was with the workers when the incident occurred and who spoke from Benin, Edo State capital the place the workers members returned to after the assault, about eight of the attackers emerged from the bush and swooped on the workers’s automotive, taking footage into the air.
Sadiq Lawan said on their cellphone from Benin: “The gunmen ordered us out, took our money and our telephones. It was later we stumbled on that our driver was taken away. We received right here once more to Benin Metropolis.”
Inside the Adamawa State capital, Yola, the Eternal Secretary inside the state’s Ministry of Youths and Sports activities actions, Alhaji Aliyu Jada, confirmed the incident.
Aliyu Jada said the abductors had contacted the workers supervisor and demanded a ransom of N50 million for the discharge of the workers driver.