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General News of Tuesday, 21 June 2022


Kidnapped former NFA scribe, Sani Toro, two others released - Police

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The Police Command in Bauchi State has confirmed the release of the former Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Sani Toro, and Garba Iliya, former Assistant Coach of the Super Eaglets, and Alhaji Isa Jah by their abductors.

The Spokesman of the Command, SP Ahmed Wakil, who confirmed their release to journalists in Bauchi on Tuesday, said there are no details yet on how they were released.

A close associate of Toro, Mr Aliyu Gumau, also revealed that all of them were released this morning around 5 am.

“They were returned to Abuja to rest and have some medical examination but they are in good health, we appreciate Allah for that.

"They have since been reunited with their families in Bauchi,” he said

Reports said the trio was abducted on Saturday while coming back from a wedding in Abuja around Akwanga in Nasarawa State.