The die appears cast as the kidnappers of the two students, a teacher and a vice-principal of Lagos Junior Model College, Igbonla, Epe, Lagos State, have issued an ultimatum of 48 hours to pay the ransom of risk their lives.
It was learnt that the kidnappers told family members on Monday that the health condition of one of the girls has deteriorated.
With the ransom been reduced to N6m, the families have been told to do everything possible to pay to avoid risking their lives.
The victims include Isaac Adebisi, Okonkwo Emmanuel, Abu and Jeremiah; the English Language/Civic Education teacher, Lukman Oyerinde, and the VP, A.O. Oyesola.
A source said, “The men called on Monday to say the family have up to Wednesday to pay the ransom.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, said the police was tracking development encouraging the family members to watch and pray for their quick return.