Kidnapped Lawmaker Regains Freedom

Police has 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, said the lawmaker was released on Wednesday evening and had reunited with his family.

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, or if any of the kidnappers was arrested.