Kidnappers Reduce Ransom On Anambra LP Chairman’s WifeFeatured, Latest News, News Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
The fifty million naira ransom earlier demanded by abductors of Mrs Uche Sam Oraegbunam, wife of the Anambra state chairman of the Labour Party LP has been reduced to three million Naira, African Examiner has gathered.
Our correspondent gathered that family members are now making frantic efforts on how to secure her release from the hoodlums.
However, security and family sources told newsmen Saturday in Awka, the Anambra state capital that efforts were still on to secure her release as soon as possible unharmed and without ransom.
The troubled husband, Sam declined comments but was still appealing to his wife’s abductors to consider his predicament and set her free.
He said the family has been running around to see if they can raise some funds for her release as demanded by her captors.
It would be recalled that the politician’s wife, was said to have been abducted in Okpunor area, a suburb of Awka in the afternoon of Tuesday, Dec 17,2013.
As at the time of her kidnap, the husband was busy attending a meeting of political parties with the management of the Anambra state Independent Electoral Commission (ANSIEC), at the commission’s headquarters over the prolonged council election in the state which became due since May 2003.
The husband said the ugly incident has thrown the entire family into confusion, especially the children who are seriously missing their mother.
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