Chief Inengite Nitabai Kidnapping: President Jonathan’s Family Says It Doesn’t Have Ransom Money

March 2, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

The family of President Goodluck Jonathan’s uncle, Chief Inengite Nitabi, say they don’t have enough money to pay the ransom the kidnappers are demanding.

The kidnappers of Nitabi are reportedly demanding a N500 million ransom.

The demand “has thrown the members of Jonathan’s compound into panic,” reported The Punch.

One of the children of Nitabi said over the phone that the demand is too high.

“The amount the kidnappers are demanding is too high. Where do they expect us to raise such money?” the unidentified child said.

“I am appealing to them to release our father. He is a good man; a God-fearing individual and symbol of peace in Otuoke and its environs.”

The abductors said they would kill Nitabi if the family fails to produce the money.

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