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Just In: Abducted Kaduna Lawmaker Released

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Kaduna State House of Assembly member representing Zaria Constituency, Sulaiman Ibrahim Dabo, has been released by his kidnappers.

Naija News recalls that the Kaduna State House of Assembly member was kidnapped on Friday, August 30.

The incident took place along Kaduna-Zaria road in the northern part of the country.

A source in Zaria, who didn’t want his name mentioned because he was not authorised by the victim to speak with the press, confirmed the lawmaker’s release.

He told Daily Trust that the lawmaker was released in the evening after Isha’i prayer a few hours after his abduction.

“Yes, he was released this evening around 8:pm and reunited with his family members. He was not the only person released but I don’t know who the remaining people are,” he said.

Asked if any ransom was paid to secure the release of the lawmaker, the source said: “that is for sure but I don’t know how much was paid as ransom.

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.