Ohio-Ezomo was kidnapped on January 23, 2019 at his Sabongidda Ora residence by gunmen after his police orderly was killed.
Family sources said the kidnappers called family members last weekend where they made the demand.
It was however gathered that an attempt to rescue him by a special police force failed and the abductors managed to escape to another location.
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Odumosu said the police was being careful because of the victim.
He said the police busted kidnappers den at Okada Junction in Ovia South West local government area where locally made pistol, one cut to size barrel and two wooden guns were recovered.
The Edo Police boss said seven kidnap victims were rescued in January in different parts of Edo State.
He called on the citizens to assist the police with useful information. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇