By Ogo Clarkson.. Trace Reporters –The Chairperson of Itugbe Queens football Club, Delta state Mrs Precious Agbajor and five female grassroots footballers have been kidnapped at Oronigbe community in Edo/Delta boundary between Delta and Edo states.
It was gathered that the female footballers were kidnapped around 6pm on Friday while returning from a football competition at Owa-Alero in Ika North-East Local Government Area of Delta state.
The community said that contact had been established with family members as kidnappers demanded N5 million as ransom for each of the kidnapped victims.
According to him, “they went to Owa-Alero to play football match. So, on their way back, they were kidnapped at Oronigbe area, at the Edo/Delta boundary.
“Some of the victims are Mrs Precious Agbajor, that is my wife, one Abraham, Nancy, Beatrice including the driver. They are six in number that are in kidnapper’s den. The matter have been reported to Oronigbe police station.
“The kidnappers have contacted us, and asked me to pay N5 million for my wife. In fact, I’m confused as I speak to you now,” One of the victims’ husband said.
When contacted, the police public relations officer in Delta state, DSP Bright Edafe, confirmed the incident, adding that the incident happened in Edo state.
Itugbe Queens fc is a rural grassroot female team established by the female philanthropist, Mrs Precious Agbajor to give hope to the girl child to go to school and play professional soccer in her community.
Itugbe Queens fc is the fourth existing female team in Delta state with Delta Queens, Royal Queens and Delta Babes.
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