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BENUE: How Abducted Commissioner Mathew Abo Was Released – Governor Alia

The Benue State Government has explained the circumstances leading to the release of its abducted commissioner, Mathew Abo.


Abo, Benue State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mathew, was abducted from his Ukum Local Government Area residence on September 24.


He was confirmed to be released in the early hours of Thursday.


Several reports said the commissioner paid N60 million to secure his freedom, but the state government has explained how he was released.