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Breaking News: Abducted Kastina Councilors Gains Freedom After 26 Days

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The two abducted councilors of Safana local government area in Katsina have both, finally, regained their freedom after spending 26 days in captivity. The councillors, Hussaini Wanzam (finance) and Bishir Dan Jikko (water and sanitation) were reportedly abducted on their way to Batsari town after closing from work. The captives later placed a N50 million ransom on both Councilors for there freedom. The newspaper reports that some monies parted ways before their release as sources privy to the development said. However, the chairman of Safana local government council, Abba Safana while confirming their release was silent on if a ransom was paid or not. He said what matters most was that they have been released and presently being examined at the hospital before they will be reunited with their families later today. In a related development, the popular Zamfara twin sisters, Hassana and Hussaina, who were kidnapped a month ago while distributing wedding invitation cards have finally regained freedom. The twin girls were released to their family and friends on Saturday, November 17. According to the family member who spoke with the media, Ibrahim Abubakar, the girls were released after the sum of N15 million was paid to the kidnappers. He added that the largest contribution came from one Senator Kabir Marafa.Photo Credit: Getty

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