Mr. Garba Durbunde, a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, who was abducted on Tuesday, has regained freedom. House of Reps spokesman, Abdulrazak Namdas, has confirmed his release on Wednesday.
According to him, Durbunde, representing Sumaila/Takai federal constituency, has been released and since reunited with his family.
“He has been released unhurt and is with his family,” Mr. Namdas said.
Mr. Namdas also disclosed that no ransom was paid before his release.
“I learnt he wasn’t the actual target so he was released without any ransom.”
Mr. Durbunde was abducted by unknown gunmen on Tuesday along Kaduna- Jere road while travelling to Kano from Abuja.