Kidnappers of the six male students of Igbonla Model College, Epe, Lagos State, who were abducted last Thursday, May 25th, have contacted parents of the students and are demanding N1bn ransom to release them. The names of the abducted students are Pelumi Philips, Farouq Yusuf, Isiaq Rahmon, Adebayo George, Judah Agbausi and Peter Jonah.
According to reports, the kidnappers contacted four of the parents. While two of them were asked to pay N100 million ransom, two others were asked to pay N400 million for their kidnapped sons. They were asked to raise the money with the help of the state government and the school management.
Meanwhile the Lagos state commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has vowed to ensure that the students are rescued and their abductors are apprehended.