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Kidnapped Kogi judge regains freedom after 34 days.

A High Court Judge in Kogi State, Justice Samuel Obayomi, who was kidnapped by three gunmen on Monday, May 25, has been released.

His release came after 34 days in the kidnappers' den.

Obayomi, who is a resident High Court Judge of Ebogogo in Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State, was abducted at about 8:45am on his way to the office by the gang, who were reportedly all dressed in black.

During the kidnap operation, the judge's  police orderly, Mr. Usman Musa, was shot dead on the spot while the kidnappers drove away the judge in his Toyota Yaris car.

The gang later demanded N150m ransom for the judge's release

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