My kidnappers used ‘Evil boat’ to collect my ransom money — MUSICIAN


By Simon Ebegbulem

BENIN CITY—EDO State born ace musician, Mr. Osayomore Joseph, has described his one month stay in kidnappers den as very traumatic, just as he launched his new album yesterday where he narrated his ordeal.

Osayomore was kidnapped on October 4 and released on November 4 while his wife was shot during the abduction.

Mr. Osayomore Joseph

While disclosing that his family paid a huge sum of money for his release, he narrated how he was taken to the creeks with a speedboat.

His words:  “I was dragged through the forest close to Gelegele and taken on a boat to a creek. I have never stepped my legs on a boat before. The speedboat on the high sea was enough to give me high blood pressure.

“The kidnappers called themselves forest soldiers. Those who came to kidnap me did not know me. It was when I got to the creek that some learned ones started singing my old…

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