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Lagos School Girls Kidnappers Demand N60m Ransom as House of Rep. Gives IG Marching Order to Rescue Them


The abductors of three female students of the Anglican Seminary School, Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, Ikorodu, Lagos may have demanded for ransom
Information available to The Street Journal show that the kidnappers have !made N60m ransom from the parents of their victims before they could be freed.
This is just as the House of Representatives on Wednesday gave a marching order to the Inspector General of Police to rescue the three pupils by any means.
The girls were abducted from their school on Monday night.
It was learnt that abductors first demanded the sum of N100m ransom, before reducing it to N60m
One of the parents of the girls who claimed to have been contacted by the abductors further said that the kidnappers also contacted the authorities of the school on Tuesday to ask for the said sum.
However, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, when contacted said he was not aware of such demands.
Meanwhile, the House of Representatives has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, to urgently deploy his men to rescue the three girls immediately.
The House passed the resolution as it named a 10-man committee to visit Lagos State to find out the circumstances leading to the abduction of the schools girls.
A member from Lagos State Babajimi Benson, had drawn the attention of the House to the abduction of the girls under “matters of urgent public importance.”
Benson said, “More than 24 hours after the sad incident, the Nigeria Police Force and other concerned agencies of government have not been able to reunite the abducted girls with their parents.
“The House is worried that insecurity in Ikorodu Federal Constituency is becoming worrisome as the security agencies are finding it difficult to protect lives and property.”
Another member, Ekpoattai Ime, said the incident must be traumatic for the parents of the girls”, he said.

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