Abducted Kaduna lawmaker regains freedom

Governor Nasir El Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State
The Police on Wednesday confirmed the release of Ibrahim Ismail, a member of Kaduna State House of Assembly, who was abducted from his residence on Tuesday.

The Kaduna State Police Command spokesman, ASP Aliyu Usman, confirmed this in an interview.

Usman said the lawmaker was released on Wednesday evening and had reunited with his family.

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The lawmaker, who represents Tudun Wada constituency in the state Assembly, was abducted at his residence in Abapka area of Kaduna metropolis.

The police spokesman did not however say whether ransom was paid before Ismail’s release of if any of the kidnappers was arrested.

Usman assured residents of the police commitment to protect lives and property, and urged them to volunteer information on the movement of criminals, to make the society safe.