It was gathered that the authorities of Bayero University, Kano, have confirmed the release of its lecturer, Mr Saminu Aliyu-Kiri, who was kidnapped in Kaduna State on Thursday night.
The Director, Public Affairs of the University, Malam Ahmed Shehu, confirmed the release of the abducted lecturer in an interview in Kano on Sunday.
Shehu said the lecturer, who regained his freedom on October 7, had since been reunited with his family in Kano.
“As I am talking to you now, the lecturer has regained his freedom since Friday, Oct. 7, and reunited with his family,” he said.
Shehu, who, did not state whether ranson was paid before the release, said it was by the miracle of God that the lecturer regained his freedom.
Aliyu-Kiri of Faculty of Computer Science of the university was kidnapped along with two other persons in Kaduna State while he was returning from an official assignment in Shaki, Oyo State.