This probably not the best time for Super Eagles forward, Samuel Kalu after it was reported that his mother, Ozuruonye Juliet Kalu has been kidnapped by some gunmen.
The abduction which took place on February 27, 2019 while the mother was alighting from a car in Abia State and taken away by the abductors.
However, they have demanded for a ransom worth 15 million naira (36,600 euros) before they can free his mother.
“The incident happened on the 27th of February,” Abia State police communications officer Godfrey Ogbona told AFP.
“No arrest has been made so far on the incident, but investigation into the matter is moving on towards ensuring that she is rescued unhurt and the perpetrators are brought to book,” he said.
“The kidnappers asked for a ransom of N3 million the first time which was given to them and (they) assured us that they will release her.
“We waited the whole night we did not see her. The next morning they called again (saying) that they want more money, that the money was (being) given to another person. Now they are asking for the ransom of N15 million.”