Seventeen persons, who were kidnapped seven days ago by yet to be identified gunmen in the Gwarywada-Sabo community in the Gadabuke Development Area of Nassarawa state have been set free amidst pressure from the police.
The victims were kidnapped last Friday while observing their Ishai prayers in Mosque in the Toko Local Government Area of the state.
One of the victims said that their families paid 2,2million Naira as ransom to secure their release.
According to him, some of the victims who did not have money, were asked to give grain, and those whose families were financially buoyant paid heavy mount money.
He said the kidnappers had information’s, who have out information on the social status of their victims to them.
The victims 13 male adults and 3 ladies were library official attached to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.