A member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Ismail, who was abducted from his residence on Tuesday, has been released, according to the Police.
The Kaduna State Police Command spokesman, ASP Aliyu Usman, confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
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 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.