THE Executive Chairman of Kanke Local Government Area of Plateau State in North-Central Nigeria, Henry Gotip, has been freed by kidnappers.
Gotip was kidnapped in the early hours of yesterday at his residence in Kwang community, few kilometres away from the Plateau State Government House in Rayfield, Jos South LGA.
The Council Chairman was released by his abductors late yesterday hours after his abduction.
Head of Media and Protocol to the Council Chairman, Monday Wudira, who confirmed the development to newsmen, said the chairman was abandoned by his abductors at Shere village in Jos East Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Wudira was however silent about whether or not any ransom was paid for the release of the victim.
He added that the victim has since reunited with his family
He said: “While we thank God for his love and mercy over this great miracle, we equally appreciate all those who stood by the family and Kanke local Government council. Indeed your prayers and moral support are profoundly acknowledged”.