The chairman of Akwanga local government area of Nasarawa state, Hon Safiyanu Isa Andaha and his political godfather Adamu Umar Custom who were kidnapped on New Year day have regained their freedom.

Our correspondent gathered reliably that the sum of N10m was paid to the kidnappers after the initial demand of N50m which was negotiated before they were released.

A member of the state working committee of the APC who hails from Akwanga local government and spearheaded the negotiation but pleaded anonymity told our correspondent that they arrived at N10m which was eventually paid.

The council chairman and his political godfather have been re-united with their families.

Though the state police command had mobilise its personnel to trail the kidnappers and ensure the release of the council boss and his political ally.




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