Gunmen who kidnapped Hajia Aminat Taiwo Folorunsho-Balogun on Sunday morning in Plywood Junction, Epe, Lagos are demanding the sum of N10 Million naira as ransom before she would be released.
Hajia Aminat Taiwo Folorunsho-Balogun was kidnapped at her shop by men who disguised as customers and later turned out to be the kidnappers.
NigeriaCrime.com learned that the kidnappers who initially demanded N50 million naira later reduced it to 10 million pairs after negotiations with the victim’s family.
A plea to further reduced the ransom to two million naira was outrightly rejected by the kidnappers.
Calling on well-meaning individuals, a relative of Hajia Aminat said Nigerians and governments at all levels should come to their aid and get the woman out of the kidnapper’s den.
Explaining how Hajia Aminat was kidnapped, the victim’s husband said she was at her shop when the kidnappers pretended like they want to buy drinking water. Unfortunately later turned out to be the kidnappers.”
“The kidnappers demand N 50 million at the beginning of the negotiation but later agreed to collect the sum of N10m.
They outrightly rejected our plea to reduce the ransom to two million.
Although kidnapping is not rampant like in other states, it will be recalled that sometime in April 2022, gunmen at about 6:00 p.m. broke into the residence of one Mr. Rashidi Salami and whisked his two daughters away at Ayobo Housing Scheme Extension, Oshin area of Ayobo-Ipaja in Lagos State.
The armed men broke into the residence of one Mr. Rashidi Salami, beat his wife mercilessly, and took away his two married daughters who came to visit them.
“Two neighbours, who intercepted and wanted to prevent them from escaping with the women were shot dead before they escaped with their victims.
The gunmen came through the boundary between Lagos and Ogun states and escaped with their victims inside a boat.