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BREAKING: Abducted wife of former Edo Speaker released

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Hassana, the wife of former Edo Speaker, Zakawanu Garuba, who was abducted along the Lokoja-Abuja highway on Saturday, has been released.

She was kidnapped with the driver on her way to Auchi to bury Garuba, who died of undisclosed ailment in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja.

Hassana, her three children and aged mother of the late Speaker were travelling from Abuja for the burial when they ran into kidnappers at Kabba junction in Kogi state.

wife of former Edo Speaker
Hassana, the wife of former Edo Speaker, Zakawanu Garuba and the husband

The kidnappers were said to have made away with the widow while leaving the three children and their grandmother.

But younger brother to the deceased Speaker told The Nation on Saturday night that Hassana has been released unhurt by her abductors.

He however said the whereabouts of the driver remained unknown.

Meanwhile, The Nation also gathered the remains of Garuba would be interred tonight in his Auchi residence.

Details shortly…

Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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