- Kidjacks of Mr Michael Ogiasa, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, have released viral video
- In this video, Mr Ogaisa was tired begging for his life in a muddy, water-filled grave
- However, the police have responded to the video and said they will ensure the former detective’s safe return
A former Bayelsa state cabinet minister and cousin of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr Michael Ogiasa, has been spotted in viral video walking around his Life begged while he was in the kidnappers’ den, AIT News reported.
According to the news platform, Ogiase was seen in the video begging for his life and chanting: “Do whatever it takes to set me free, the money is more important than my life.”
The Sun newspaper said Op fer was kidnapped from his home in Bayelsa on Thursday, June 2.
It was determined that the kidnappers had contacted his family and the sum of They are demanding N100 million for his release, a ransom the family has yet to pay.
Meanwhile, Vanguard newspaper reported that Mr Ogaisa was spotted half-naked in a waterlogged grave as he doused him with muddy water.
“Is the money more important than my life? You see me in the grave and the money is there to do nothing. Please do everything you can to come and release me.”
Meanwhile, Bayelsa State Police Command confirmed through spokesman Asinim Butswat confirmed the video’s authenticity.
Butswat said efforts and plans were underway to ensure a successful rescue mission to get him home alive and unharmed
Butswat reassured Bayelsans and the victim’s families that police will rescue the former commissioner.
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It was determined that Mr. Robert was kidnapped outside his residence in Yenagoa, the state capital of Bayelsa.
South-South State Police Command confirmed the kidnapping and said efforts to rescue him and di e arrest criminals.