LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Kidnappers have released Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon Lawal Yakubu, who was kidnapped last Monday
He was released around 5:30pm on Friday.
But it was not clear whether ransom was paid for his release. His abductors rejected N3.5m ransom offered by the family, insisting it was N100m or nothing.
Yakubu was kidnapped in front of his residence at Nasarawa Eggon local government area.
Nasarawa Police spokesman DSP Ramhan Nansel, who confirmed release of the commissioner, said no ransom was paid.