The Chairman of the Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Committee, Malam Lawal Maidoki, who was kidnapped last week has been released.
The cleric was abducted ýwith his wife and her younger sisterý on Wednesday October 19 along Minna-Kaduna highway.
Family sources and some officials of the Zakat committee confirmed the release to Daily Trust yesterday.
“We are now happy,” the Zakat committee official said.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Sokoto state Command, Al-Mustapha Sani, said the incident did not happen within his jurisdiction.