Abducted Adamawa Cleric, Mike Ochigbo Regains Freedom After ‘Paying N10m Ransom’
An abducted Adamawa cleric, Mike Ochigbo has regained his freedom.
The popular television preacher and motivational speaker was in the early hours of Wednesday, kidnapped at gunpoint from his residence located in Nyibango
According to reports, Ochigbo, who is the General Overseer of Freedom Power Chapel, regained freedom Friday morning after he allegedly paid the sum of N10 million as ransom to the kidnappers.
Recall that the Adamawa State Police Command Spokesman, SP Suleiman Nguroje, had said operatives had been deployed to rescue Ochigbo.
Nguroje said the Commissioner of Police in the state, deployed operatives of the Command drawn from the Special Rapid Response Team, Crack Squad, and other Tactical Squads to carry out a tactical and intelligence-driven 24/7 operation on Criminal Hideouts and Black Spots to rescue the kidnapped Ochigbo and another pastor, John Moses, who was also kidnapped by gunmen.
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the suit seeking to disqualify Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima as presidential and vice presidential candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)
A five-member panel of the supreme court held that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacked the locus standi to institute the suit.