Nigeria: Former Super Eagles Coach’s Mother Kidnapped for Ransom Again

Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia
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Mrs. Ogere Siasia, the mother of former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia was kidnapped by gunmen in the early hours of Monday.

The victim was abducted at her Odoni country home in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State at about 2 a.m.

Siasia who confirmed the kidnap to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), only replied “yes” to a terse message sent to him.

Kidnappers of Samson Siasia’s mother, Ogere Siasia, are asking for N70m ransom after contacting ex-Eagles coach –

The 76-year-old was adopted from her family house in Odoni community on Monday, July 15 – The septuagenarian suffered similar fate on November 17, 2015

Kidnappers of ex-Super Eagles coach mother, Beauty Ogere, are demanding N70m ransom to release the aged woman from their den. According to The Nation, ex-Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia, spoke with his mother, Beauty alongside two others kidnapped by the gunmen from their family house in Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area Bayelsa State.

Siasia begs mum’s kidnappers, says he doesn’t have N70m

A former Super Eagles and Olympic Eagles Coach, Samson Siasia on Friday begged the kidnappers of his 80-year-old mother, Madam Beauty Ogere to release her unconditionally.

Ogere, 66-year-old, one Florence Donana and her 17-year-old daughter were abducted on July 15 at their apartments in their Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area, by unknown gunmen.

The kidnappers reportedly established contact with Siasia’s family and demanded N70m to release their victim.

But Siasia, who spoke on telephone, begged the kidnappers to set his mother free unconditionally.

Siasia, who is currently out of the country, said his cousin spoke with the kidnappers, who demanded the ransom.

He, however, said he was currently out of job and did not have such money to pay as ransom.

He appealed to the kidnapper to set his mother free because of her old age and failing health adding that the victim might not survive the cold weather.

He said: “The kidnappers I just want to say please, I beg you. The woman is old please release her. I don’t have a job in the last three years. She is an old woman, with this cold, she may not survive it. I don’t have that kind of money they are asking for,” he said.

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