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Mikel Obi’s mother denies contact with husband’s abductors


Jos—Contrary to reports that the abductors of father of Mikel Obi have made contact with the family, his wife and mother of the footballer, Mrs. Rose Obi, said nobody has contacted the family. But she confirmed the recovery of the car.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Dipo Ayeni, also said the police were not aware of any contact from the abductors.

Mrs. Obi told journalists,  Wednesday,  that “we have not been contacted and as such we don’t know his present location. We have only recovered the car through the assistance of somebody who saw it and reported to us.”

She said the Mercedes Benz car was recovered around Kwall Falls in Riyom Local Government Area which is about 70 kilometres to the state capital, adding that she was still waiting to be contacted by the abductors.

The police commissioner confirmed the recovery of the car, adding that the police were doing everything to unravel the matter.

He said: “We are deploying our intelligence network and we are working round the clock to see how we can rescue him.”


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