Mother of Nigerian Super Eagles player, Samuel Kalu has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
According to reports, she was kidnapped along Okpulu Umuobo area of Aba in Abia State, Nigeria.
The kidnappers of Mrs Kalu has reportedly demanded a ransom of N50m as they vowed to increase the sum daily.
However, Kalu speaking to newsmen in a chat plead with the kidnappers to release his mother.
He said, “Please help me beg them to release my mother because my ambition is to do everything within my powers and capabilities to help the Super Eagles win the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.”
Narrating how his mother was kidnapped, he said, “My mother was kidnapped on Wednesday 27th of last month – February – when she was going back home.
“The kidnappers asked for the ransom of N3 million the first time which was given to them and assured us that they will release her.
“We waited the whole night we did not see her. The next morning they called again that they want more money that the money was given to another person. Now they are asking for the ransom of N15 million.
“The police is aware. The Commissioner of Police in Abia State knows about it too”.
The Bordeaux player is currently in France.