The abductors of the 26 youths from Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State have demanded a ransom of N52 million for their release.
It was reported that the youths were Kidnapped while on their way home from a wedding ceremony.
The abductors who have made contact with the families of the affected are reportedly demanding N2m ransom per head.
The Nation has it that there is reliable information their abductors have moved the victims into a forest situated between Takum local government in Taraba and Katsina-Ala in Benue State.
It was also brought to notice that youths in Takum who accused Tiv indigenes of being behind the Kidnap, on Thursday evening attacked Tiv residents in Takum and Kidnapped 31 persons, including women and children in revenge.
DSP David Misal, Taraba police spokesperson, who confirmed the report, said the Kidnappers have established contact with relations of the victims. He appealed to Takum youths to exercise patience, promising the police was making concerted efforts to secure the release of the kidnapped victims.