Gunmen Kidnap Legal Practitioner in Kogi

By: Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja

Barely few hours after kidnapping and gruesomely murdered of Osun Permanent Secretary.

Secretary, a legal practitioner in Kogi State , Mrs. Rabi Ozavize Ovosi has been kidnapped.

Ovosi was said to have been  kidnapped on the 14th of July 2017 along Lokoja Okene road.

This was coming on the heel  of  the day when some unknown gunmen murdered the Osun State Permanent Secretary Bureau of General Services, Mrs Olufunke Oluwakemi Kolawole around Okene in  Kogi state, on her way to Abuja last Thursday.


The  cousin of the kidnapped victim who spoke to the news men, Abdullateef Ovosi said the kidnappers called the family at the early hours of today (Sunday) demanding for ransom.

“As at this morning, I heard a ransom has been made, but I have not actually ascertain that now. The family were holding a meeting when the kidnappers called. As we speak, their lines is no more reachable for us to know what amount they are demanding.”

Abdullateef could not ascertain the amount demanded by the kidnappers, Abdullateef Ovosi said the kidnap of the barrister has thrown his family into total darkness since Friday.

When asked by WesternPost if the case has been reported to the Kogi State Police Command,  the cousin of Mrs Ovosi narrated that, “as usual, the police said they are on top of the situations. So we are still waiting for a quick release of our sister. We are all worried and we are praying asking everybody to join us in praying for her safe return.”



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