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Businessman regains freedom after 2 months in kidnappers den

After two months in kidnappers den, Alhaji Mohammed Jamiu, a businessman has finally regained freedom.

Jamiu was abducted in his residence at Idare quarters in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State during the Sallah celebration on 9th July 2022.

Just when he returned from Eid praying ground, posing as business associates, his abductors entered his residence where he was kidnapped.

The abductors released the victim on Thursday night.

According to a source, although the ransom paid before his release is not known, a reasonable sum was said to have been given to the kidnappers.

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“They just released our brother, Alhaji Mohammed Jamiu Idris. We have been praying for over two months to see that this come to pass. Even though we paid ransom for his release, we thank Almighty Allah that he came back alive.”

“This is not the first time Jamiu, the owner of Always Petroleum and Energy Service Limited had an encounter with kidnappers.

“He had been kidnapped in 2019 in Okene in one of his fuel stations but was rescued by military operatives after a few days in captivity, with one officer and kidnapper killed in the encounter.”

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