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Kidnappers release abducted lawmaker

Garba Durbunde, a member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, kidnapped on Tuesday May 30th, by unknown gunmen along the Abuja-Kaduna highway has been released.

The lawmaker’s aide, Tunde Adela, confirmed that he was freed last night.

According to reports, a ransom was paid for the lawmaker’s release who represent Takai/Sumaila federal constituency of Kano state in the lower chamber.

Recall that Durbunde was traveling to Kano from Abuja when he was kidnapped.

Solomon Obende
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