Defence & Security

Kidnappers release NFF ex-secretary, two others

By Paul Michael

Bauchi Police Command has confirmed the release of a former Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Sani Toro, erstwhile Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles, Garba Yila, and Alhaji Isa Jah by their abductors.

Spokesman of the Command, SP Ahmed Wakil, who confirmed their release to journalists in Bauchi on Tuesday, said there is no details yet on how they were released.

Meanwhile, a close associate of Toro, Mr Aliyu Gumau, who spoke to news men said that all of them were released Tuesday morning around 5 am.

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“They were returned to Abuja to rest and have some medical examination but they are in good health, we appreciate Allah for that.

“They have since been reunited with their families in Bauchi,” he said

The trio were abducted on Saturday while coming back from a wedding in Abuja around Akwanga in Nasarawa State.

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