Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:18 pm
Hajiya Belli Manu, mother of the deputy governor of Taraba state, Haruna Manu has been freed by her abductors, according to reports from Jalingo.
It was not clear whether any ransom was paid.
Only yesterday, the kidnappers made contact with the family demanding a ransom of N300million, with the old woman appealing to her children, on phone, to meet the demands of her captors to secure her freedom.
Hajiya Belli Manu was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen at about 9.30pm on Monday at her residence in Bakin Kasuwa area of Mutum Biyu town, 70 kilometres from Jalingo, the state capital.
The kidnappers said to be about ten killed a middle aged man outside the family house before taking the woman away.