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BREAKING: Former NFF Secretary, Sani Toro; Ex-Eagles Coach, Ila, Abducted

A former Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Sani Ahmed Toro and a former Assistant Coach of the Super Eagle Garba Ila have reportedly been kidnapped.

According to reports, the duo where on their way from Abuja heading back to Bauchi after attending the wedding ceremony of the son of a former NFF President Aminu Maigari on Saturday when the abduction took place.

One of the sons of the victims, Nasiru Sani Toro, confirmed to journalists on Sunday that his father along two others were kidnapped while returning from Abuja around 7-8 pm.

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According to him, his father’s phone is switch off, while the kidnappers had not yet been in touch with family members as at the time of filling this report.

The Bauchi State Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakili, while confirming the abduction, said he is not privy to the full details of the incident as it happened outside his state.

“Yes, the news is true. I got across to one of his sons, who told me he was abducted around Akwanga road in Nasarawa while returning from Abuja. Other details when I get them will be communicated to you,” Mr Wakili said.

Daily Telegraph

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