JUST IN: Kidnapped Benue businessman regains freedom

Kidnapped Makurdi based business mogul, Chief Isaac Akinkumi, who was kidnapped at the weekend has regained his freedom.

Chief Akinkumi, who is the President of Tito group of Companies, was abducted from his Kanshio residence in Makurdi, Benue state by gunmen.

A statement signed by the Benue state Police Command through its spokesperson, Kate Anene, stated that Chief Akinkumi was released at about 1am Monday.

Anene said that five suspects have been held in connection with the matter while one locally made pistol and six rounds of ammunition were recovered from them.

There was jubilations in Makurdi, especially around Tito yoghurt building located on railway bye pass, when the news of the released of Chief Akinkumi filtered into town.