Abducted Taraba council chairman regains freedom

Written by on May 13, 2023

The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Takum Local Government Council in Taraba State, Boyi Manja, who was abducted on Sunday has regained his freedom.

The Taraba State Police Command confirmed the development on Friday, adding that Manja was released last night.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Usman Abdulahi, who confirmed the release of the council boss said the release was as a result of joint operation with sister agencies, including the military.

Abdullahi said no ransom was paid.

According to him, the heat from the joint team forced his abductors to set him free.

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