Kidnappers of Fegor Ogude’s wife make ransom demand


The kidnappers of Nigeria international, Fegor Ogude’s wife have finally demanded for a ransom, understands.

According to the General Manager of the Russian club where Ogude plays, Amker Perm, Igor Rezvuhin, the kidnappers have contacted the midfielder about a ransom demand.

“The criminals have asked for a ransom but I’m not prepared to discuss exactly how much. We will do everything we can to help the football player get out of the situation,” Rezvuhin was quoted in the Russian media.

Maimunat Ogude was kidnapped on the night of Monday, January 4, in Warri, Delta State while she was driving with her kids, and had failed to contact the Ogude family until Friday, January 8.

As a result, the former Valerenga of Norway midfielder is expected to return back to Nigeria, which will see him miss the start of his club’s warm weather training camp in Dubai.