In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 10th, September, 2020

How Fulani Herdsmen Killed Former Nigerian Captain After Abducting His Brother In Ondo (Picture)

How Fulani Herdsmen Killed Former Nigerian Captain After Abducting His Brother In Ondo (Photo)




A one-time captain of the Nigeria Scrabble nationwide group, Paul Sodje is lifeless.


He was killed after being kidnapped by suspected herdsmen in Ondo State.


The Chairman of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation, Publicity Committee, Akintunde Akinsemola, who confirmed this to Punch, stated the late Sodje’s physique was discovered contained in the bush in Idoani, Ose Native Authorities Space of Ondo State on Tuesday, September 1.


In response to Akinsemola, Sodje had gone to the bush to offer ransom cash to some kidnappers who had kidnapped his brother, Chris, 4 days earlier.


“Chris was going for his uncle’s funeral in Okwagbe, Delta State on August 28, when he was kidnapped at Ifon, Ondo State. The Fulani males demanded N100m however later diminished it to N1m.  His spouse Flora and associates rallied spherical to lift the ransom.

Then his elder brother Paul and a good friend took the ransom to them, but the Fulani males murdered the 2 of them. Chris has not been discovered and the abductors have stopped speaking with the household.

Idoani elders led by Otunba Oladele Olapeju, who have been trying to find their kinsmen, who have been additionally kidnapped, noticed Paul Sodje’s physique and that of the person that accompanied him to the herders rendezvous.

They took the our bodies to the Federal Medical Centre, Owo’‘ he stated


The late Sodje, who would have been 55 on Wednesday September 9, captained Nigeria to the African Scrabble Championship in Zambia, 2012.

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His colleagues within the scrabble federation have taken to social media to mourn his dying.

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