The Police Public Relations Officer of Katsina State, SP Gambo Isah said the three kidnapped ad hoc workers at the Katsina office of the Independent National Electoral Commission have regained their freedom.
SP Isah who made the disclosure in a statement on Monday said on Sunday, the March 10, 2019 at about around 9pm, the three abducted INEC ad hoc workers regained their freedom as they em released by their abductors.
“They have been taken to the Danmusa Hospital for medical check-up and later rejoined their respective families. Investigation is in top gear with a view to arresting the hoodlums. I will continue to keep you posted please.” He said.
The Police spokesperson did not disclose the names of the victims and did not indicate if any ransom was paid for their release, the news of their freedom brought relief to many at the State headquarters of INEC.
The trio were abducted during Saturday’s Governorship and the State House of Assembly elections.
The gunmen, who kidnapped them, also killed one policeman and an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps at the Danmusa and Kankara local government areas of the State, respectively.