By Jude Owuamanam
JOS (Sundiata Post) – The abductors of the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State, Damishi Sango, his son, another PDP chieftain and their driver have demanded a ransom of N100 million to free the quartet.
Mr. Sango, who was a Minister of Sport under former President Olusegun Obasanjo, was kidnapped on Wednesday alongside his son, another PDP member, Mr. Emmanuel Magni and their driver.
A close family associate who asked not to be named, told our correspondent on telephone on Thursday 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,” Mr. Akans told said.
Mr. Sango was abducted alongside a one-time factional state chairman of the PDP in Pateau State, Emmanuel Mangni.
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 to be held on Saturday.