Bandits on Monday freed five children of a former Accountant General of Zamfara State, Abubakar Bello Furfuri, after spending five months and one day in their enclave.
They were among seven children reportedly kidnapped when bandits stormed the residence of the ex-accountant general in the Furfuri community, Bungudu Local Government Area and abducted nine members of his family including two housewives.
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Sources said ransom was paid to facilitate the victims’ release.