Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman alongside five other Islamic scholars kidnapped 13 days ago by unknown gunmen have regained their freedom on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Army confirmed their release t reporters in a press conference in Katsina, Katsina State.
The General Officer Commanding 17 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Katsina, Brigadier General Lukman Omoniyi noted that the victims underwent series of medical check-ups at the brigade’s Medical Center.
He affirmed the commitment of the Nigerian Army to ensure the safety of lives and property of people in the state and the country at large.
Concise News understands that Sheikh Sulaiman and five other Islamic scholars were kidnapped 13 days ago by unknown gunmen along Kankara Kakumi road in Katsina state.
The scholars were abducted by the gunmen on their way to Kano from Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi state.