Kogi Speaker, Momoh Jimoh’s two children- Ogirima, Hafeez kidnapped

Unknown gunmen have abducted two of the children of the Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Alhaji Momoh-Jimoh Lawal.

The children aged 7 and 3 were kidnapped from the Speaker’s residence at Okengwe in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi state at about 4am on Tuesday morning.

RT. Hon Momoh Lawal Jimoh
RT. Hon Momoh Lawal Jimoh

Austin Akubo, Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Speaker, Austin Akubo, said three of the abductors entered the house.

“The abductors demanded for the children: Ogirima, 7, and Hafeez, 3, and also made away with other valuables. They took television set, generator, Toyota Yaris saloon car belonging to the wife of the speaker and N20,000. The incident was promptly reported to the police and other security agencies in the state,” he said.

Emeka Emeh, the Kogi state Police Public Relations Officer confirmed the incident and said the police is working very hard to find the kidnappers and free the children.

Meanwhile, the kidnappers are yet to make contact with the family.