Information reaching 247ureports.com indicates that the External Auditor for the NHIS, Sada Zakari regained his freedom from the grips of the underworld yesterday evening at about 7pm. He was released after paying ransom in the sum of N15m.
Sada Zakari who heads the firm charged with auditing the NHIS was kidnapped on Saturday, July 8, 2017 along the Kaduna – Abuja road.
His kidnap came following the suspension of the executive secretary to the NHIS. The minister of health had suspended the executive secretary on allegations of possible financial crimes. A committee was set up to investigate the possible financial crimes committed by the suspended executive secretary.
Friends to Sada Zakari have insinuated that the kidnap was deliberate because of the suspension of the executive secretary. 247ureports.com do not have evidence to that effect.
Sada Zakari was released along the Kaduna – Abuja road. He was reported to be sound and healthy, according to close associates.