Kidnappers of the son of traditional ruler of Gwombe, Junaidu Danjuma, have slashed their ransom from 15 million to N4 million and two bags of rice.
It was reported earlier that gunmen kidnapped 11 villagers at Gwargwada chiefdom in Kuje Area Council of Abuja.
A day after, the kidnappers struck again and abducted the Abuja monarch’s son.
A family member of one of the victims, who who spoke to Daily Trust on Wednesday, said that the abductors are demanding two bags of rice and drinks for the release of the abductees.
“Family members of the kidnapped victims have been going around the village begging to see how they can raise the money to pay the ransom and also buy two bags of rice and drinks they are demanding too,” he said.
The Agabe of Gwargwada-Ugbada, His Royal Highness (HRH) Alhaji Hussaini Agabi Mam, expressed concerns over the plights of the kidnapped victims still being held captive.
He appealed to security agents to come to the aid of the family of the victims by intensifying efforts to secure the release of the victims from the hands of their abductors.