Former Taraba Senator, Zik regains freedom after paying N20 million ransom


Former Senator representing Taraba North in the National Assembly, Senator Zik Sunday, who was recently kidnapped has regained his freedom.

It was gathered that the Zik was released from his abductors in the early hours of Thursday from a bush in Awai, Nasarawa state at about 1:20 am.

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An immediate relative to the Zik who pleaded anonymity said N20 million was paid as ransom to the abductors before his release.

Recalled that the police public relations officer, Taraba Command, DSP David Misal, confirmed the kidnapping of Zik on Monday, 6 July 2020, while briefing newsmen at the Command’s headquarters in Jalingo.

He said the 75 years old former Senator Zik was in good health and has since been reunited with his family.

Meanwhile, at the time of filling in this report, there was no reply to a message sent to the PPRO, DSP David Misal, regarding the release of the Zik.



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