Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Kidnappers free abducted Zamfara director of budget

Zamfara State Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle has expressed happiness over the release of the state’s Director of Budget Alhaji Hamza Salihu and one other person kidnapped at gunpoint along Kachia/Keffi road on Sunday.

They were on their way for an official assignment in Akwanga, Nasarawa state when the unfortunate incident happened.

Unlucky however was the deputy director of budget, Alhaji Kabiru ismail, who was killed by the kidnappers.

Governor Matawalle condoled with the family of Ismail and donated one million Naira and ten bags of rice to his family.

To get Salihu released, according to director general press affairs, Malam Yusuf Idris, the governor, liaised with Kaduna state governor Malam Nasiru El-Rufai and security agencies, he said.