A man identified as @iam_AbiodunB has narrated how he was lured to River state for a Job interview which he got invited to via social media and ended up been kidnapped for days.
Abiodun who narrated his experience on how he was invited for an interview were he ended up in kidnappers Den, on the 22nd of February, 2020, at Etchie Local Government Area of River state after the kidnapper who disguised themselves as employers told him they got his phone number via a site called Jiji.
In his narration he regained his freedom after his ransom was paid by his family and friends and his back home, thanking God for his life.
He went further to warn unsuspecting individuals to verify the identity and details of any job offer from River state which is posted on social media platforms before going for such interviews.
In his tweet he mentioned that he got released but there was still a 200 level student, Ogbonna Emmanuel of the Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa, who is still in custody of the kidnappers and he prays he will regain his freedom as well.
Other social media users also affirmed his story as some narrate their own experiences, @Poshfelly attested that the same Etchie/Igwruta axis seems to to be the area of operation of kidnappers in River state.
@Nwunne Xl Greg stated that he too was kidnapped on 27th of January, as the kidnappers also stated that they got his number via Jiji.
And he also stated that the kidnappers seemed to be cartel which uses the strategy of looking up people’s details on Jiji and uses it to kidnap unsuspecting individuals, he then added that women weren’t spared.