Madam Ogere Siasia, the aged mother of Dream Team VI Coach, Samson Siasia, has been kidnapped, according to Sahara Reporters.
Madam Siasia was kidnapped from her house in Odoni village, Saghama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State by armed men who stormed the family’s house in the community in the early hours of today.
Confirming the incident to media outfit, Bayelsa state police command spokesperson ASP Ansinim Butswat, said the matter has been reported, but details still remains sketchy.
According to sources, the kidnappers stormed her residence and forced their way through the back door, and whisked away the aged woman on a motorbike, despite efforts by her husband to stop them from taking her away.
It was also gathered that the kidnappers had laid siege to the house before striking when most residents of the town were asleep.
As at the time of this report, her abductors were yet to make any contact with the family for a ransom.
The unfortunate incident comes just days after Siasia’s Nigeria’s Olympic team escaped a plane crash on their way to Gambia for final preparation ahead African U-23 Championship.