It was an atmosphere of joy on Monday evening when Alhaji Alhassan Adamu, the Emir of Kajuru, reunited with his people.
Bandits had abducted him from his private residence in the early hours of Sunday.
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They had contacted the family to demand a ransom of N200 million on Monday but hours after this, the monarch marched back into his kingdom in Kaduna state.
Sadly, his children, grandchildren, and some title holders of the emirate are still being held.
But the people could not hold back their emotions when they sighted the 85-year-old king returning to them.
Below are some pictures.