Hajia Ladi, mother of former Jigawa lawmaker and Governor Badaru’s aide Mr. Yahaya Muhammad, has regained freedom from her abductors, after about six days in the kidnappers’ den.
The lawmaker’s mother was kidnapped on the night of Monday the 2nd of September. There are however varied reports regarding how she regained her freedom. A relative said Hajia Ladi was released yesterday morning around Hadejia forest in Jigawa.
The relative who pleaded to remain anonymous, said a sum of Twelve Million Naira (N12,000,000) was paid as ransom. However, the police public relations officer in Jigawa state, confirmed the release but says the police have no knowledge of any payment of a ransom to the kidnappers.