Taraba: Abducted businessman regains freedom after paying ransom


Takum-based businessman Usman Mayo who was abducted three weeks ago has regained his freedom.
Family of the businessman had earlier paid N100 million ransom for his release but the abductors refused to release him and demanded for an additional N100 million.
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It was gathered that the businessman had stopped his family from paying any amount for his release.
Daily Trust gathered that the family paid the abductors another N5million before releasing him on Tuesday.
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Our correspondent also learnt that Usman Mayo who was said to be seriously ill, was rushed to general hospital Takum immediately after his release.
Police public relation officer (PPRO), Taraba police command DSP David Misal said command is yet to be informed of the incident.
- Daily Trust

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