Suspected kidnappers of six students from the Igbonla Model college in Epe, Lagos state on May 25th, have written to the management and staff of Lagos State Model College, Kankon, Badagry in Lagos state, vowing to kidnap some of their principals and students of the school.
This letter comes despite the fact that the six abducted children have not been released to their parents who have paid a sum of N10m for ransom.
According to reports, the kidnappers sent the letters to the junior and secondary school principals of the school two weeks ago, pasting the letter on the doors of the administrative offices of both principals.
In the letter, the kidnapper wrote,
“Kidnappers are visiting the school the same way we did at Igbonla, Epe. We are going to capture three pupils from senior school and three from junior school. We are kidnapping both principals. We are coming in two days time. No security put in place will stop us from gaining entry and fulfilling our mission as stated in this letter. Be expecting us”.
The school management has since called for a beef up in security and there was maximum protection in the school.
However, the security personnel reduced after a while which have elicited fears and concerns from parents and students of the school .
The state commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde, has confirmed that indeed a letter of such was received but however added that the state government is not certain it was a joke or not.
He added that efforts have been put in place to ensure the safety of the students in the school.