Kidnapped Reps member regains freedom after 'paying ransom'

By Editor on 01/06/2017

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Released Reps member, Durbunde

A member of house of representatives, Garba Durbunde who was abducted along the Abuja-Kaduna highway, has been released.

Tunde Adela, an aideof the lawmaker representing Takai/Sumaila federal constituency of Kano state at the lower legislative chamber, confirmed the release of his principal to TheCable, but refused to go into details.

But a source said that the legislator was released after an undisclosed ransom was paid.

Durbunde was said to have been abducted while returning to the nation’s capital after a trip to Kano.

Governor of the state, Abdullahi Ganduje had condemned the abduction and called on security agencies to secure his release.

Durbunde served as a commissioner in the administration of Rabiu Kwakwanso, former governor of Kano who is now a senator.


Posted on June, 1 2017

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