Bauchi State Police command has confirmed the release of the kidnapped former Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Sani Ahmed Toro, former Assistant Coach of the Nigeria Super Eagles, Garba Yila, and Alhaji Isa Jah.
The command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil who made the confirmation Tuesday morning however gave no details of how and when the abductees regained freedom.
It would be recalled that the Bauchi-born former member of the House of Representatives was abducted along the Jos-Bauchi road on his way back from Abuja where he attended the wedding of the son of the former president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Alhaji Aminu Maigari Saturday, June 18.
The kidnappers initially placed the ransom for his release at N150million and it was later reduced to N30million.
It could not be confirmed if any ransom was paid before his release.
Nigeria is facing a worsening spate of kidnappings for ransom by armed gangs who frequently attack travellers and rural communities.