The Permanent Secretary of the Ondo State Hospital Management Board, Dr. Niran Ikuomola, and his driver have been abducted by some armed men on Sunday.
The duo were arrested on Lokoja/Abuja Expressway when the PS was on his way to Abuja for an official assignment.
Speaking with newsmen in Akure on Monday on the incident, the Secretary of the Nigerian Medical Association in Ondo State, Roland Arohunmolase, said one of the kidnappers called the family on the telephone to inform them that the senior civil servant and his driver were in their custody.
He said, “Dr. Ikuomola was abducted yesterday (Sunday) with his driver on the Lokoja -Abuja road while on his way to Abuja for an official function.
“The kidnappers have contacted us this morning (Monday) demanding N70m before he could be released to his family.”topics from