Chairman of Kogi State miners freed from abduction


National President of Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Kabir Kankara, has confirmed that Chairman of Miners Association of Nigeria, Kogi State Chapter, Yunusa Oruma, has been released by his abductors on Friday.

Kankara says Oruma has now been united with his family after spening six days in the kidnappers den.

“Our Kogi State chapter chairman, Yunusa Oruma who was kidnapped on Sunday has been released this morning (Friday). He came back to his family this morning”, he said.

“We appreciate anybody who is involved to secure his release because they didn’t tell me it was the police who discovered him. “I wouldn’t want to quote anybody. Maybe the police or the abductors decided to set him free or maybe he paid a ransom which we don’t know.”

Yunusa Oruma was kidnapped by gunmen from his home at Ankpa Local Government Area of the State, and Kankara had on Monday, called for his unconditional release.


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