Three days after his abduction, Isa Mashio, the village head of Mashio in Fune Local Government Area of Yobe State has regained his freedom.
The development was confirmed in a statement released on Tuesday, August 18 through the spokesman of the Yobe State Police Command, Dungus Abdulkareem, Naija News understands.
Abdulkareem disclosed in the statement that the village head was found at an open space near the state capital, Damaturu where the kidnappers dropped him.
Abdulkareem’s statement reads “Good morning gentlemen, gratefully be informed that Alhaji Isa Mai Buba was rescued from his abductors today 18/8/2020 at about 0600hrs”.
“This came up as a result of efforts by the joint operation of security operatives in the state, where all routes linking the district of the chief to other locations in the state were beefed up and with conspicuous patrol which makes it impossible for the abductors to move out to their destination, they later released the victim in an open bush near the airport along Gashua road, Damaturu.”
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