- The abductors of the chairman of the PDP in Plateau state, Damishi Sango, have demanded a ransom of N100 million to free him
- Sango, a former minister of sport, was abducted on Wednesday, December 6, on his way his way to Abuja
- He was abducted alongside a one-time factional state chairman of the PDP in Pateau state, Emmanuel Mangni
The abductors of the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau state, Damishi Sango, have demanded a ransom of N100 million to free him.
Premium Times reports that Sango, who was a minister of sport under former President Olusegun Obasanjo, was kidnapped on Wednesday, December 6, alongside his son and two others.
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NAIJ.com gathered that a close family associate, who asked not to be named, told Premium Times on telephone on Thursday, December7 of the ransom demand.
The publicity secretary of the PDP in Plateau state, John Akans, confirmed the demand.
“Yes, it’s true, the abductors of Hon Damhi T. Sango are demanding a ransom of 100 million naira,” Akans said.
Sango was abducted alongside a one-time factional state chairman of the PDP in Pateau state, Emmanuel Mangni.
The other victims apart from Sango’s son were his personal driver and his police orderly.
The victims were on their way from Jos to Abuja to submit the list of delegates from the state to the party’s national secretariat, preparatory to the national convention of the PDP slated for Saturday, December 9.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau state Hon. Damishi Sango was kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
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