Two abducted nurses of Idon General Hospital in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State have regained freedom after spending 80 days in captivity.

One of the family members of a victim, who pleaded anonymity, confirmed their release to journalists on Sunday.

The two nurses were kidnapped on April 22, 2021 while on night duty at Idon General Hospital.

According to the credible source, the bandits collected N10.5 million, two motorcycles, five mobile phones and airtime worth N6,000 as ransom for the duo.

“We received the good news today, Saturday, 10th July, 2021 that they have been released at Idon but we’re yet to receive them into the family,” the source stated.

The Nation gathered the nurses were released around 7:00pm on Saturday in sound health.