Militants demand inclusion in company payroll
The Delta Police Command has confirmed the abduction.The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Andrew Aniamaka, said that the “the police backed by the military are on the trail of the hoodlums.” Maj. Abubakar Abdullahi, Coordinator, Joint Media Campaign Centre of Operations Delta Safe (OPDS), also said that OPDS was on top of the situation.
A reliable source in Warri said that the victims were kidnapped in a community in Benin River in Warri North Local Government Area at 5:00p.m. on Tuesday.
The source said that the victims were returning to Warri from Ureju Community when they were abducted.
“The community leaders had gone to show the officials of Elcrest, a location for the firm’s proposed free medical outreach.
“The kidnappers are demanding a ransom of N36 million from the company and also requesting their inclusion in the company’s payroll,” the source said.