Media Personality Oheneyere Gifty Anti's 'grandson' kidnapped; details drop

Media Personality Oheneyere Gifty Anti's 'grandson' kidnapped; details drop

- Gifty Anti has recounted how one of her grandchildren got kidnapped

- According to her, some unknown people snatched the young man off his bicycle while on his way to classes

- She added that the young boy managed to free himself and was found by a Good Samaritan

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A 'grandson' of Ghana's award-winning media personality, Gifty Anti, narrowly escaped being held in exchange for ransom earlier today in a foiled kidnapping attempt.

The seasoned journalist and TV show host took to social media to recount the whole incident and asked parents and guardians to stay alert.

According to Gifty Anti, the young man who is "one of her grandsons" was on his way to classes when the incident occurred.

Media Personality Oheneyere Gifty Anti's 'grandson' kidnapped; details drop
Media Personality Oheneyere Gifty Anti. Source: Instagram
Source: Instagram

She recounted that he was whisked off his bicycle by unknown men and thrown into a mini van.

But as fate would have it, the young man managed to run away from his captors and was found by a Good Samaritan in Kpone, a suburb of Accra.

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Oheneyere Gifty Anti wrote:

"Please people be on the look out!!
One of my ‘grandsons’was kidnapped this morning on his way to classes!!! He was snatched off his bike and pushed into a mini van. Luckily, he managed to run and was found by a Good Samaritan at Kpone!!! I can’t give more information now because the police have taken over. Please please let’s be extremely careful!!!"

After posting the issue, she came back to give updates about it and said the Good Samiritan had handed the young boy over to his parents.

Oheneyere Gifty Anti added that the issue had been reported to the police. However, other kids were involved as her grandson was kept in a room with others.

She said the police was investigating someone over the issue.

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has finally spoken about the widespread tensions and atrocities in Nigeria in relation to #EndSARS protests in the West African state.

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Akufo-Addo took to Twitter to issue a statement about the happenings in Nigeria and added that he had spoken to the Nigerian leader.

The leader of Ghana added that he did not ascribe to violence and he was of the conviction that it was not the solution to the current problem.

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