Oct 22, 2014 – Dapsey Filling Station Owner, Chief Oladapo Coker Released By Kidnappers After Paying N20M Ransom
The owner of Igando based filling station, Chief Oladapo Coker has been freed by his kidnappers after spending 9 days in the toilet.
The MD, CEO paid his way out of trouble after settling his abductors with a whopping 20 million ransom.
Chief Coker was kidnapped along Solos bus stop at Igando area on his way to his house at about 8:00 p.m. on 10 October and was in captivity for nine days before he was released two days ago with a ransom.
Coker who confirmed the payment, said he did not want to take any risk when his captors introduced themselves as kidnappers and demanded one million dollars as ransom. He said he started negotiations with them and instructed his relations not to involve the police in the matter in order to save his life.
On how it happened, he narrated that he was driving home with one of his staff when a Sienna bus blocked him and the gang pointed guns at him to stop which he did.
He said when he eventually parked, they jumped out of their vehicle and started shooting sporadically and forced him into their vehicle after which they drove off.
He said while he was in their vehicle, they tied his legs and covered his face and took him to an unknown building and hid him inside a toilet for the entire duration.