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Terrorists release Zamfara University lecturer, wife, two daughters after payment of N10 mln ransom

A university lecturer with the Federal College of Education Technical Gusau in Zamfara State, Abdurrazak Muazu, two daughters and wife have regained their freedom after the payment of N10 million to terrorists who abducted them.

A family member, Mohammed Bello said the victims were released on the early hours of Monday when the bandits who earlier demanded the sum N50 million later agreed to collect N10 million.

The wife, Binta Umar Jabaka and the two daughters, Maryam Abdurrazak and Hafsat Abdurrazak, were kidnapped in their house, in Mareri village, an outskirts of Gusau town at about one o’clock in the night on Friday.

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A staff of the institution, Mohammad Lawal informed said that the gunmen entered into the house of Abdurrazak in an attempt to abduct him but could not see him as he hid inside the ceiling when he heard their movements.

“The gunmen jumped over the wall and entered into Abdurrazak’s residence in order to kidnap him but he escaped through the ceiling.

“They searched the house for over an hour looking for him, but when they could not see him, they abducted his wife, Binta and his two daughters, Maryam and Hafsat,” Lawal said.

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