The Chief Medical Accountant of the Federal Medical Center, Owo, Ondo State, Mr. Kayode Asaju, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
According to sources, Asaju was kidnapped along the Lokoja-Abuja Road.
A source at the Federal Medical Center, Owo told Radio Nigeria, Ibadan, Oyo State, that Asaju was on his way to Abuja for a meeting when he was kidnapped.
The source said the suspected kidnappers had demanded for N5 million ransom before Asaju could be released.
Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Ondo State Command, Femi Joseph, said the incident occurred outside the jurisdiction of the Command.
Joseph, however, gave an assurance that the command would work with the Kogi State Police Command to ensure Asaju’s release.