The unknown gunmen, who kidnapped a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Cross River State, Mr Dominic Aqua Edem, have demanded N50m ransom.
DAILY POST gathered that the abductors obtained in contact with the household on Sunday and commenced negotiation for his launch.
As of the time of submitting this report, negotiation was nonetheless on however the relations pleaded that a lot shouldn’t be made public till the person is launched.
Our supply declined additional remark however famous that Mr Edem, a lawyer, was a two-time member of the Cross River State Home of Meeting representing Bakassi State Constituency and that he had been kidnapped twice.
“He was a member representing Cross River on the board of Niger Delta Growth Fee, NDDC. He was kidnapped in his farm in his village in Ifiang, in Bakassi native authorities space,” the supply mentioned.
DAILY POST gathered that the sufferer was kidnapped in 2015 when he contested for the Home of Representatives for Bakassi/Akpabuyo/Calabar South federal constituency and was launched after ransom was paid.
The Deputy Police Public Relations Officer within the State, Igri Ewa had confirmed the kidnapping, however mentioned the police have been making efforts to rescue the sufferer.
Kidnappers place N50m ransom on Cross River APC chieftain