The authorities of Bayero University,
Kano, have confirmed the release of
one of its lecturers, Mr. Saminu
Aliyu-Kiri, who was kidnapped in
Kaduna State last Thursday night.
Director, Public Affairs of the
University, Malam Ahmed Shehu,
confirmed the release of the
abducted lecturer in Kano,
Shehu said the lecturer, who
regained his freedom on October 7,
had since been reunited with his
family in Kano.
He said: “As I am talking to you
now, the lecturer has regained his
freedom since Friday, October 7, and reunited with his family.”
Shehu, who did not state whether
ransom was paid before the release,
said it was by the miracle of God that the lecturer regained his freedom. Aliyu-Kiri, of the 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.