Abducted Kaduna Lawmaker Released

Ibrahim SamailaA member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon. Ibrahim Ismail, who was abducted from his residence on Tuesday, has been released.

The lawmaker’s release was confirmed by the Police on Wednesday.

According to the Kaduna State Police Command spokesman, Aliyu Usman, the lawmaker regained his freedom on Wednesday evening and had since reunited with his family.

Hon. Ismail, who represents Tudun Wada State Constituency in the House of Assembly, was abducted at his residence in Abapka area of Kaduna metropolis.

The police spokesman did not however say whether ransom was paid before the lawmaker regained freedom or if any of the kidnappers was arrested.

Mr. Usman, an assistant superintendent of police, assured residents of police commitment to protecting lives and property, and urged them to volunteer information on the movement of criminals, to make the society safe.

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