The armed and dangerous Fulani herdsmen that has been raging terror on farmers have demanded the sum of five million naira to be paid as ransom for the kidnap of Mr. John Ogeleke, a non-teaching staff of Delta state university, Abraka.
The incident was confirmed by Delta State Police Relation Officer, Celestina Kalu, who said that Ogeleke was heading towards Ogume from Kwale in his Nissan Pathfinder jeep when he was abducted at gun point.
She explained that four men of Fulani extraction armed with guns and sticks emerged from a nearby bush, forced the vehicle to a stop, seized the 54 years old Ogeleke before taking him into the bush.
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Kalu said the Police in the Kwale division, vigilante team members, men of Dragon 25 police patrol team and reinforcement from nearby divisions were already searching the vast bush.
According to her, the Fulani leader in Kwale, Alhaji Mudi, has also been informed “to assist in the search as several Fulani camps are located therein.”