Kidnapped former Kogi lawmaker, six others regain freedom after payment of N15m ransom, N100,000 recharge cards

Avatar admin | June 27, 2021

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A former member of Kogi State House of Assembly, Friday Makama Sanni and six others have regained their freedom after paying N15 million ransom and N100,000 naira recharge cards to the kidnappers.

LIB reported that the gunmen stormed Hilltop Hotel in Tunga Maje village near Zuba in Abuja and kidnapped Sanni, Prince Frederick Adejoh (Oma Onu Aya), and five others on Thursday, June 24. 

Nigerian Tribune gathered that the gunmen had earlier demanded the sum of N20 million and later reduced the ransom to N15 million. 

Family sources, who confirmed the development said the victims were released at a location in Niger State on Saturday, June 26. 

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