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Abducted Kaduna Cleric, Bako And Wife Regain Freedom

Emmanuel Ego Bako, a cleric and his wife, Cindy Bako who were abducted on Friday by some gunmen have regained their freedom, Kaduna State Government said.

They were released Sunday afternoon by their abductors, Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner, for Internal Security and Home Affairs said in a statement sighted by HumAngle.

HumAngle had reported that the cleric and his wife were kidnapped Saturday evening at Albarka praying camp along the Afana-Fadan Kagoma-Kwoi road in Jema’a Local Government of Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria.

Apostle Bako is the State Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).

Aruwan said that Tony Inwulale, Secretary of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria in Kaduna State, also confirmed the development to the government.

The Commissioner however did not give details of how the abducted couples regained their freedom.

He noted that Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed his relief and happiness over the development and offered his best wishes to the cleric and his wife.

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