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Kidnapped Nigerian Doctor Freed After Paying N10Million Ransom

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Kidnapped Nigerian Doctor Regains Freedom After Payment Of N10Million Ransom

Dr Bashir Zubayr, a Paediatrician Consultant with Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital reunited with his family 48 hours after his abductors set him free.

He was abducted alongside two of his younger brothers, and a younger sister at Irepeni 20km West of Lokoja July 3rd along Lokoja – Okene federal highway.

The incident occurred on his way to Okene with his younger for the 40th day Fidau of their late mother.

It was reported that Dr Zubayr was set free by his abductors after a ten million naira ransom was paid.

Speaking with journalists at his Naibawa resident, Dr Zubyr thanked friends, well-wishers, and the good people of Kano for standing by him in times of need.



  1. Duru James

    July 8, 2019 at 6:29 PM

    Good they free but dt ransom is way too much

    • nik

      July 9, 2019 at 4:26 PM

      So, you agreed that something should be paid in the first instance?

  2. Fifelomo

    July 9, 2019 at 4:31 AM

    Thank God for your life.

  3. iron bar

    July 9, 2019 at 5:27 AM

    kidnapping a doctor..HABA…anyway,even a priest was kidnapped and even killed for paying a ransom..banana republic indeed

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