PDP State Chair, Sango, son's abductors demand N100m

Plateau PDP chairman abducted — 48 hours before convention

Plateau PDP chairman abducted — 48 hours before convention

As pressure mounts towards the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), gunmen Wednesday evening abducted the Plateau State Chairman of the party, Chief Damishi Sango, along the Kafanchan-Abuja highway.

The identity of other victims who were abducted has been disclosed as Emmanuel Mangnin, another chieftain of the PDP, the chairman's driver and one other person.

The statement signed by the state Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr John Akans, said: "While we trust the security agents to be on top of the situation, we invite the families of those involved, friends, associates and our members at all levels to remain calm and continue to pray for their safety and quick return".

"The police told his family about the incident because his son's phone was seen inside the vehicle".

Akans confirmed that the kidnappers had contacted Sango's family and demanded N100m ransom.

"Yes, it is true, the abductors of Hon Damishi T. Sango are demanding a ransom of N100m", he said.


Mapis, however, said that no one had contacted the family so far.

Tyopev said that the Plateau Police Command had reached out to the Kaduna Command on the matter.

-Plateau PDP chairman and his son kidnapped on their way to Abuja.

Former Commissioner of Finance in the state, Davou Mang, and PDP supporters, stormed the PDP Secretariat, in Jos, at about 7:00a.m. on Thursday, expressing grief over the sad incident.

"We finished a meeting of the State Working Committee of the Party at about 1:00pm on Wednesday and he left for Abuja in preparation for the PDP convention coming up on Saturday and we spoke with him at about 3:00 pm".

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