The men responsible for the kidnap of six female students and two teachers of Engravers College in Kaduna State have demanded N50million as ransom.
The kidnap which took place on Thursday was confirmed by the Kaduna State Police Command, DSP Yakubu Sabo.
According to the parent of one of the abductees, the kidnappers demanded for N50million when they contacted the school’s management.
He said, “We learnt that the kidnappers had contacted the college where they first demanded for N30m per head of student.
“We were told that the school authority told the kidnappers that they could only afford to pay N100, 000 for the release of the students and their teachers.
“The kidnappers told them they are not serious to get the children back. Negotiation is still going on.”
Report has it that students have been sent on holiday as a result of the incident.
A source said, “We have sent the students on a week break pending when the situation would normalize.
“We just pray nothing happens to them and they come out alive. We just have to take things the way it come because is how God ordains it to happen.
“I used to have two children here (school) but one of them has been taken to the Federal Science School, Sokoto.”
“As a parent, I was shocked on receiving the news of the kidnap of my daughter.