JUST IN: Adamawa APC leader kidnapped in Demsa LG

Abiola David

The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Demsa Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Hamisu Mijinyawa, has been kidnapped.

Mijinyawa was kidnapped at the early hours on Wednesday ahead of the Presidential/Governorship campaign in Demsa Local Government.

APC in Adamawa state who confirmed the incident, told reporters that the kidnappers had demanded the sum of 20 million naira to release their victim.

He said the chairman was picked around 1 am on Wednesday in his home, adding that negotiation was still on, about the release of the party’s chairman.

“The Chairman was picked in his house in Demsa around 1:00am last night, but we’re talking, we’re negotiating his release,” he said.

“They’ve demanded N20 million ransom, that’s all I can tell you for now,” he added.