The Sierra Leone Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Rtd. Major General Nelson Williams has been kidnapped.
It was gathered that General Williams was abducted on his way to Kaduna from Abuja where he was to attend a military graduation ceremony.
Report says as at 4:00am on Friday, the embassy accountant received a strange phone call from the kidnappers, who demanded for a ransom of 44 million Naira (about $150,000).”, the Embassy sources said.
The kidnappers have now called the Embassy twice this morning threatening unsavory outcome if their ransom demand is not met.
According to sources, one of the calls had Nelson Williams sounding very low and frightened. The whereabouts of his driver (and those he was supposed to be with on the said trip), is presently unknown.