Filmmaker Salisu Muazu kidnapped, N10million ransom demanded


Armed men on Thursday evening abducted a famous filmmaker Salisu Muazu, on the Kaduna-Jos road.

The victim’s elder brother who is also a filmmaker, Sani Muazu, said they were traveling together with two other persons at the time of the incident.

“We were returning from a conference in Kaduna when we were stopped and robbed by some armed men around Jengre village,” he said.

“They robbed us and I was able to escape, yet they went away with my younger brother Salisu and two other guys we gave a ride.

“They got in touch this morning (yesterday) seeking a N10m ransom to process their release.”

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Muazu appealed to Nigerians to offer prayers for the safe return of his brother and the other victims.

Both Sani and Salisu are based in Jos.

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