The police in Ogun State have offered a cash prize of N5 million to any Nigerian who could provide information leading to the rescue of the abducted former education minister, .
Anisulowo was abducted last week and the kidnappers have demanded for a whooping N200 million a ransom to aid their release of the abducted woman.
The 65-year-old woman, former Senator, who served in the military regime of Sani Abacha, has for the past six days been in the den of her abductors.
She was abducted on Wednesday, April 27,2016 while returning from her farm in Sawonjo in Yewa South local government area of Ogun State in South West, Nigeria.
Police made the announcement on Monday, May 2, 2016 saying they were offering a cash reward to hasten Mrs. Anisulowo’s rescue.
“The Ogun State Police Command has offered N5 million (five million naira only) reward to any informant(s) who has useful information for the police on the kidnapping of the former senator and minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, who was kidnapped recently at Sawonjo/Iganokoto area of Ogun State,” a statement from the police said.
The command’s public relations officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said in the statement that the commissioner of police, Abdulmajid Ali, made the declaration after a security meeting with officers of the command, and other security chiefs in the state.