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Former Presidential Candidate Kidnapped In Kogi

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Unknown gunmen, on Friday, kidnapped a former Presidential candidate and National Chairman of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Alhaji Ganiyu Galadima at Obajana in Kogi State.

According to vanguard, the ACPN chairman was picked by his abductors while he was enroute Ilorin, the Kwara State capital to attend the burial of one of his elder brothers.

The National Chairman of Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Chief Peter Ojonugwa Ameh, who confirmed the development via a text message that, said, “My colleague, the National chairman and former presidential candidate of ACPN, in 2015 general election, Alhaji Ganiyu Galadima has been kidnapped.

“He was kidnapped today in Osaro in Kogi State on his way from Abuja to attend the burial ceremony of one of his elder brothers in Ilorin.

“Report reaching us has it that his abductors have made contact with his family and they are demanding for N40 million ransom.”

Recall that the ACPN nominated Chief Galadima as its presidential candidate in the just concluded March 28, 2015 presidential election, but returned to man the affairs of the party shortly after he lost to President Muhammadu Buhari.