The chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Demsa local government area, Adamawa State, Hamisu Mijinyawa, has reportedly been kidnapped.
The party chieftain was said to have been abducted by around 1am on Wednesday, January 30, at his residence ahead of the flag-off of the presidential/governorship campaign in Demsa local government area of the state, Sahara Reporters stated.
The abduction of the chairman was confirmed by Mark Dauda, an official of APC in the state, who stated that kidnappers were demanding a ransom of N20 million to release their victim.
"The Chairman was picked in his house in Demsa around 1:00am last night, but we're talking, we're negotiating his release," he said.
"They've demanded N20 million ransom, that's all I can tell you for now."
Meanwhile, the police command in Abia has confirmed the abduction of the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, on Monday night, January 28,
The police public relations officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the command was aware of the incident.
Ogbonna said that the information at his disposal was still sketchy but described the incident as very unfortunate.
The police spokesperson said that the command had swung into action and expressed the confidence that the perpetrators would be arrested and made to face the full weight of the law.
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