Alhaji Yahaya Lau, a senior civil servant in Taraba State, has regained freedom after he was kidnapped three days ago.
It was gathered that N5million ransom was paid to his kidnappers before his release.
A family source told Daily Trust that the ransom was deposited at a forest, near kwando village in Ardo-Kola local government area before his release at about 10.30 last night.
A family source also disclosed that the kidnappers had carted away N5million in Alhaji Yahaya’s house before they abducted him.
“He was handed over to us in good health and his two phones was also given to him at the time of his release,” a family member said.