Bandits have kidnapped about seven ladies and 4 youngsters alongside the dreaded Birnin Gwari Road in Kaduna State.
The bandits have demanded a ransom of N25 million ransom from the relations of the abductees.
A neighborhood chief, Alhaji Umaru Udawa, advised journalists that the victims have been travelling to a ceremony earlier than they have been kidnapped between Manini and Udawa village in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
According to him, the bandits have known as the victims’ households, demanding N15 million ransom for the ladies and N10 million ransom for the youngsters.
He mentioned, “The relatives have told the village head and we are appealing to the bandits to release them unhurt while negotiations are ongoing. We hope they will graciously reduce the ransom to a reasonable amount.”