A member of the House of Representatives, Garba Durbunde, who was abducted early Tuesday has regained freedom from his abductors.
According to a spokesperson of the House, Abdulrazak Namdas, he was released unhurt and has been reunited with his family.
Namdas confirmed this development on Wednesday evening, stating,
“He has been released unhurt and is with his family.’
When asked if any ransom was paid before he was released, Mr. Namdas replied that the lawmaker was not the actual target of the kidnappers.
“I learnt he wasn’t the actual target so he was released without any ransom.”
Mr. Durbunde, who represents Sumaila/Takai federal constituency, was kidnapped early Tuesday along Kaduna- Jere road on his way to Kano from Abuja.