…Abductors demand N40 million ransom
By Chris Ochayi
ABUJA: A former Presidential candidate and National Chairman of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Alhaji Ganiyu Galadima has been reported kidnapped at Obajana in Kogi State.
The ACPN nominated Chief Galadima as its presidential flag bearer in the just concluded March 28, 2015 presidential election, but returned to man the affairs of the party shortly after he lost to president Muhammadu Buhari.
Vanguard gathered that the ACPN chairman was picked by his abductors after Obajana in Osaro, Kogi State while on his way to Ilorin, the Kwara State capital to attend the burial of one of his elder brothers.
Confirming the development, the National Chairman of Progressive Peoples Alliance, PPA, Chief Peter Ojonugwa Ameh, said, yes, “My colleague has been kidnapped.”
Ameh, who is also the Chairman of Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC, disclosed via a text message that, “My colleague, the National chairman and former presidential candidate of ACPN, in 2015 general election, Alhaji Ganiyu Galadima has been kidnapped.”
“He was kidnapped today in Osaro in Kogi State on his way from Abuja to attend the burial ceremony of one of his elder brothers in Ilorin,” he said.
He revealed further that “Report reaching us has it that his abductors have made contact with his family and they are demanding for N40 million ransom.”