15th July, 2019
Beauty Ogere Siasia, the 76 year-old mother of former Super Eagles striker and Coach, Samson Siasia has been kidnapped again, the second time in four years.
She was taken away by armed men from her home in Odoni town of Sagbama local government area of the southern state of Bayelsa.
The incident occurred at about 2 a.m. local time, said Butswat Asinim, the state police spokesperson.
It was the second time the 76-year-old woman would be abducted in four years. In November 2015, she was abducted by gunmen who released her after 12 days in captivity.
Local sources at the time said an undisclosed amount was paid in ransom to her abductors.
Asinim said a team of security operatives had commenced a thorough search for the victim.
Her son, former Nigerian football striker, was the coach of the team which won the silver medal of the football event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics held in China.
He was also the coach of the country’s main football team from 2010 to October 2011. He was reappointed in 2016.