A Kaduna Polytechnic lecturer with the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Dr. Rahmatu Abarshi, has regained her freedom weeks after she was abducted by bandits, alongside her daughter Ameerah, and driver.
They were kidnapped on the Kachia-Kaduna road while returning from a charity mission on April 22.
According to one Abdallah Isma’il Abdallah, the Admin Officer of Barkindo Rahama Initiative founded by Dr. Abarshi, who confirmed the release of the lecturer, her daughter and driver are still in captivity. He also revealed that she was taken to an undisclosed hospital for a medical check-up.
Abdallah disclosed that she was freed on Tuesday evening May 17, after negotiation with the kidnappers but he failed to state whether ransom was paid to secure her release.