The driver of Adamawa United Football Club, Kabiru Mohammed, has regained his freedom at 11:30 pm, on Wednesday night, following his kidnapped last weekend.
Eko Hot Blog gathered that Mohammed was kidnapped along Benin-Ore-Lagos road when the bus was attacked by gunmen who swooped on them from the bush.
The gunmen had taken the money and phones of players and officials of the team and abducted the driver.
Mohammed had since been held by the kidnappers who asked for a ransom of N50 million.
The football team had been on their way to keep a date with MFM Football Club, Lagos, on a week 11 NPFL fixture.
Permanent Secretary of the Adamawa State Ministry of Youths and Sports, Alhaji Aliyu Jada, said the freed driver is hale and hearty.
“I spoke with him, he was very coherent, he is on his way back (towards Yola) now,” the permanent secretary said.
Jada, who had been negotiating the terms of release of the driver, did not disclose how much was finally paid to secure the release.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE