Troubled businesswoman kidnappers demand $ 50 million ransom

Posted by on Oct 23, 2020, Under: News

Troubled businesswoman kidnappers demand $ 50 million ransom

The kidnappers of Ms. Christie Ephede, a Delta businesswoman, demanded a $ 50 million ransom for her release.

It was revealed that the mother of five and the CEO of Efe Samtex Pharmacy Ltd was ambushed and abducted by militants around 20:00 on Tuesday 20 October in Warri.

Ms. Ephede, who was reportedly ill, was returning from her office located in Omete in Warri, South Warri’s local government area, when she was ambushed.

When the accident happened, he was riding with three students in his Toyota Sienna space bus. One of the boys, identified on Friday, was reportedly shot in the anus and was still being treated at an unknown city hospital.

According to the Tribune, on Wednesday night, the kidnappers contacted one of Ms. Efede’s relatives and asked for $ 50 million for her release.

Ms. Efede’s family members are reported to be concerned about her health as she suffers from hypertension and has previously suffered a partial stroke.