The kidnappers of the Radio Presenter for Wazobia FM have finally demanded a ransom
According to information made available to Julia Blaise Blog (JBB), the kidnappers of Akas Baba, an On Air Personality for Wazobia Fm Portharcourt, have made a ransom demand of N10, 000,000 (Ten Million Naira).
Akas Baba was kidnapped from his residence On early hours of Thursday March 13, 2014. Akas Baba was beaten and shot in the leg by the kidnappers in the presence of his family, despite cooperating with his attackers. He was thereafter whisked away in his Mitsubishi Endeavor SUV with Registration Number LSD 871 CM. This very violent act still leaves Akas Baba’s family in great trauma.
According to the management of Steam & Globe Broadcasting and Communications Limited, owners of Cool FM, Wazobia FM and Nigeria Info, the family and management of Wazobia FM have reported the kidnap to the police as well as other security agencies.
They are optimistic that the police alongside other security agencies will do a thorough job of securing the release of Akas Baba. We hereby urge security operatives in the state to do everything possible to quicken the release of the ace broadcaster from the kidnappers’ den. We are worried that his health might degenerate if he does not get access to medical care as a result of the gunshot wound he sustained.
They also enjoined anyone with vital information that could aid the release of AKAS BABA to please contact the nearest police station, or call the number: 08099930069 or send a text to 32355.
Akas Baba is the host of “Make Una Wake Up” the breakfast show on Wazobia FM Port Harcourt. The show which airs weekdays from 5am to 10am, is one of the most popular radio shows in the South-South region of the Nigeria.