Update: Kidnapped Taraba Lawmaker Freed

A member of Taraba House Of Assembly, Bashir Muhammed, who was abducted last week has been released.

He was released by his abductors at about 10.30 pm Friday December 11 and has reunited with his family.

A source close to family of the lawmaker told Daily Trust that an undisclosed amount of money was paid as ransom after days of negotiation between the kidnappers and Bashir Muhammed family.

Though the kidnappers had demanded for a N150million ransom and the demand was rejected by Bashir family. An amount to be paid was agreed on Friday, and the ransom was presented to the kidnappers at an undisclosed location leading to the release of the lawmaker.

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