Nigeria

Kidnapped Labour Chairman Freed After N5m Ransom Payment

the abductors initially demanded N20million
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Kidnapped Labour Chairman Freed After N5m Ransom Payment
Comrade Ben Ukpepi, State Chairman of Medical and Health Union Workers of Nigeria (Left) in Havana, Cuba during the 2018 May Day celebrations.

Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress  in Cross River, , has regained freedom from his abductors.

Ukpebi, who was kidnapped six days ago, was released after a ransom of 5million naira was paid to his captors, Vanguard reports.

He was released at about 9 pm on Sunday night after the family was able to pay 5 million to his abductors who earlier demanded 20million naira.

He was kidnapped on Tuesday evening from his residence at CROSPIL estate at Akpabuyo LGA, of the state.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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