As four pupils, a teacher and a vice-principal of Lagos Junior Model College, Igbonla, Epe, Lagos State, spend five days in captivity, the kidnappers have given their families 48 hours to pay the ransoms placed on them.
This is just as the abductors told the families on Monday that the health condition of the schoolboy, reported to be sick, had worsened.
PUNCH Metro learnt that the ransoms demanded the six victims had also been reduced to N6m.
The attackers, said to be five gunmen and a woman, had last Thursday, at about 8am, invaded the school during the morning prayers.
The abductors reportedly shot into the air before making away with the pupils, identified as Isaac Adebisi, Okonkwo Emmanuel, Abu and Jeremiah; the English Language/Civic Education teacher, Lukman Oyerinde, and the VP, A.O. Oyesola.
Our correspondent had also reported that the kidnappers, who were still believed to be within the Epe area, got across to the families of the victims on the following day and demanded N5m for each of them. Read more