Kidnappers of Oyo state cleric twins demands for $100,000 ransom
A few days ago, rasheedasblog posted about the kidnapping of the former executive secretary of Oyo state Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board twins, a boy and a girl.
A post on LindaIkejisblog revealed that the kidnappers have, made a demand, According to an update by the parents of the children, they are demanding $100,000 Ransome before they can release the children.
LIB reached out to children’s father, Taofeeq Akewugbagold, who disclosed that the abductors have contacted him and are demanding for £100, 000 ransom for their release.
“We have been contacted and we have been exchanging conversations with the abductors. We are begging them on a daily basis to reduce the ransom. They have asked for £100, 000 which is N55 million. Since then we have been begging them and I believe they will consider our plea.
The abductors speak good English meaning they are graduates. They were first harsh but later very friendly. It is very unfortunate. I am appealing to the government to wake up to their duty. If things continue like this, only God knows what will happen.” he said
Sheik Taofeeq said the mother of the twins who waited for 12 years before giving birth to them, has been terribly ill since the incident happened. She did a video few days ago weeping as she appealed to the abductors of her children to release them.
We have been moving their mother from one hospital to the other since that day while for me, I am just trying to control myself because it is raising my BP. I put my hope in Almighty Allah. he said
The cleric said the abductors have also sent him pictures of his children “looking sad”. .
They sent their pictures to us and we studied it and saw it was not photoshopped. The children looked sad. One was crying while the second one’s eye was swollen. It is an experience I can never pray for my worse enemy. I need my children” he said
Efforts by LIB to reach out to the state police command spokesperson to ascertain if there is any progress in the search for the twins proved abortive as he was not answering his calls.
However, the mother of the twins have been so devastated and has fallen sick as a result of the incident, Sheikh Taofeek says they have been going from one hospital to the other with his colleague