Abducted special advisor to Nasarawa governor regains freedom

Abducted special advisor to Nasarawa governor regains freedom

- An aide to the governor of Nasarawa state, Abdullahi Sule, has regained his freedom

- John Mamman was kidnapped on Saturday, April 4, while relaxing with friends at home

- Mamman is a special adviser on local government, chieftaincy affairs and community development

John Mamman, an aide to the governor of Nasarawa state, Abdullahi Sule, has been finally released by his abductors, The Nation reports.

Mamman the special adviser on local government, chieftaincy affairs, and community development to the governor was abducted four days ago.

This was made known by Saidu Kurki, the chairman, Kokona local government area of the state in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday, April 8, in Garuku community.

The chairman while noting that Mamman was released after four days in captivity on Tuesday, April 7, said the governor's aide might go for a medical check-up soon.

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Abducted special advisor to Nasarawa governor regains freedom
An abducted aide to Nasarawa state governor, Abdullahi Sule has regained his freedom
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Kurki said: “Yes, he has been released, it is true that he has been released. He is in Garaku, Kokona Local Government Area (LGA) right now but he may soon leave this place for medical check-up,”

Ramhan Nansel, the Nasarawa state police command public relations officer was yet to comment on Mamman's release at the time of filing this report.

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Legit.ng previously reported that an aide to the governor of Nasarawa state was kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be daredevil kidnappers.

Mamman was kidnapped right from inside his house while relaxing with some friends on Sunday, April 5, according to the chairman of Kokona local government area, Saidu Kurki,

The gunmen were said to have stormed the premises of the political aide, shot into the air, gained forceful entrance into his residence and whisked him away.

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In other news, Governor Bala Mohammed's older brother who was recently abducted has finally regained his freedom after two weeks with his abductors.

Mukhtar Gidado, the senior special assistant on media to the Bauchi state governor, revealed this on Tuesday, April 7. According to the aide, Governor Mohammed's brother was freed by the abductors at about 8:00 pm and has since reunited with his family.

Meanwhile, unknown gunmen kidnapped two Chinese expatriates working in Ebonyi state on Monday, March 30.

The incident happened in Ishiagu, Ivo Local government area of the state. The kidnapped expatriates were said to be working for a mining company in the area.

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