The criminals released a female gang member abducted on Abuja-Kaduna Road, after her family met certain conditions set for her release.
It will be recalled that Faith Onoriode, a Biology / Microbiology graduate from Delta state Polytechnic, Otefe, Oghara, was abducted along with others on March 21, 2022, on her way to a teaching camp in Jigawa province.
His brother, Mr Festus Onoriode, who confirmed the development at Vanguard, said he was released on Sunday, May 29 and is currently undergoing treatment.
Commenting on the release details, he said the kidnappers wanted a motorcycle, five Tecno phones, airtime and two million naira.
According to Festus, the hijackers provided them with motorcycle and telephone information, adding that they had also sent them airtime worth 100,000 naira.
He thanked God that the sister had not been raped and said that they had traveled to Lagos province to collect the bicycle because it had not been sold in Kaduna.
He said transporting a motorcycle to a concentration camp was not easy, adding that the kidnappers needed to be escorted, so that they could keep a close eye on at least 10 military checkpoints in the Southern Kaduna area of Kaduna state. drop a bike.
“We have paid two million naira, and a 100,000 naira naira charging card divided into fifty naira MTN and 50,000 Airtel sent. They also demanded a motorcycle and five phones. ”He explained.
“We bought a bicycle and added five tecno phones. When we told them we were ready for the bike, they advised us to arrange an escort to take it somewhere. And the escorts took three hundred thousand naira to do this.
“We have been cycling. There are about ten checkpoints on the road.
“It was God, we went around the churches praying for my sister who was arrested by the kidnappers, she was released from 6.30am to 7pm last Sunday. It was made king. their captivity, “