Kidnapped Nasarawa Ex-Minority Leader Regains Freedom

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From Sam O. Sam, Lafia

Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura
Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura

Men of the Nasarawa State Police Command have rescued a former Minority Leader of the state House of Assembly, Mrs. Mary Enwongulu, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen at her resident in Akwanga, Akwanga Local Government Council of the State in the early hours of Wednesday.
Mrs. Enwongulu regained her freedom on Wednesday night after spending some hours with the yet to be identified kidnappers. Rumors making the round in the state had it that a ransom was paid by her family to secure her release.
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ismaila Numan, confirmed the release of the victim, stressing that his men curbing the area discovered her in a bush along Akwanga/Gudi Road. He did not disclosed whether any arrest was made in connection with the incident.
According to the police spokesman, Mrs. Enwongulu has since re-united with members of her family and was in good health.
However, Numan dismissed the claim that a ransom was paid to effect her release.

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