Abducted Clergyman Regains Freedom In Taraba

Abducted Clergyman Regains Freedom In Taraba

A clergyman, Reverend Solomon Jediel, has regained his freedom four days he was abducted by armed men in Taraba State.

Reverend Jediel, a gospel preacher with the United Methodist church, Mallum, a suburb of Ardo-Kola Local Government Area, was kidnapped by the gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday.

According to a family source who preferred anonymity, a ransom of N700,000 was paid to the kidnappers before the clergyman regained his freedom.

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The source added that the abductors contacted the family on Saturday morning after paying the ransom to come and pick the victim at Mararaban Mallam-Ali junction.

Following his abduction, Reverend Jediel’s abductors had called his family to start saving up for his release.