Adamu Mohammed, elder brother of Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, who was kidnapped by unknown armed gunmen, has been released.
Bauchi police spokesman, Kamal Abubakar, confirmed the release to NAN on Tuesday night.
Mohammed was kidnapped around 7:30 p.m. on March 25 at a tailoring shop in Unguwar Jaki area of Bauchi by four unknown gunmen.
The police spokesman said he was not aware if any ransom was paid for his release.
”I am not aware of any ransom but from the information available with me, it is confirmed that Mohammed has been released and reunited with his family,” he said.
A neighbour of the kidnap victim, Ardo Hazzad, said Mohammed returned on a commercial motorcycle.
“Yes he has been released; we were so surprised because he came on commercial motorcycle locally called ‘Achaba,’” he said.