Ex-Jigawa PDP lawmaker regains freedom from abductors after ransom payment


Former member of the Jigawa State House of Assembly, who represented Auyo constituency, Haladu Bako Uza had regained his freedom after payment of ransom.

An aide to the ex-Governor of the state Sule Lamido on social media, Mansur Ahmed confirmed his release to newsmen.

He said the victim was released on Saturday around 3:00 pm after the payment of N1.5m ransom to kidnappers to secure his freedom.

Saga Gist reported that gunmen abducted the former lawmaker on his way to Auyo town, along Kano-Hadejia road on Wednesday night.

Police spokesman of the Jigawa State command ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed the release of the victim, but didn’t say if the ransom was paid before the release of the victim.

He said, however, that the police had intensified a manhunt to arrest the criminals.

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