Suspected terrorists have abducted four persons consisting a man, woman and two children, in Kolo village, in the Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Reporters gathered that following the victims’ abduction, the suspects demanded N10m ransom and rejected the old naira notes.
An indigene in the area, Mohammed Ibrahim, said the bandits later reduced the ransom to N5m, adding that people in the village had been trying to raise the money to secure the safe release of the victims.
Ibrahim further revealed that the bandits said they would keep the abducted persons in their camps until the release of the new naira notes in December.
Calls made to the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu, and the state Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara, rang out as of the time of filing this report.