Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack: Kidnapped BoA MD Regains Freedom

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Alwan Ali-Hassan, the Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture (BoA), has been freed from his captives den nine days after he was kidnapped during the attack on the ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna train on March 28.

Ali-Hassan was on the train when it was bombed by the bandits and afterwards, he was abducted alongside over 100 other passengers.

Eight of the 316 passengers on board the train sadly lost their lives.

Confirming his release to The Nation, a senior official at the bank said Ali-Hassan regained his freedom today Wednesday, April 6.

It is however not clear if a ransom was paid for his release.