Police confirms former NFF Secretary, others regained freedom from kidnappers

By Samuel Luka, Bauchi

Bauchi state police command has confirmed the release of the kidnapped former Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Sani Ahmed Toro, former Assistant Coach of the Nigeria Super Eagles, Garba Yila and one of their friends, Alhaji Isa Jah.

The Police Public Relations officer of command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil who made the confirmation on the wattsup platform of Police Media Forum gave no details of how and when the abductees regained freedom.

It can be recall that the former NFF Secretary and his co travellers were kidnapped while coming back from wedding ceremony in Abuja around Nasarawa state.

The kidnappers were reported to have demanded for N150 million ransom before they are released.

It was reported that the kidnapped victims were driving back from Abuja last week Saturday when they were kidnapped along Akwanga road in Nasarawa state at about 7.30pm.

The report added that the abductees were returning to Bauchi from Abuja after attending the wedding of the son of former NFF President, Aminu Maigari.

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