A senior traditional title holder in Daura Emirate Council in Katsina State, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba, who was abducted by gunmen in May 1st, 2019 by gunmen was freed in the early hours of today by his abductors in Kano.
His younger brother, Umar Umar Ata, confirmed the development to newsmen.
He said magajin gari has been rescued alive and in good health condition.
The spokesman of the Katsina state police command, SP Gambo Isah, equally confirmed his release in a brief post to newsmen.
Magajin Gari, who is a senior traditional title holder in the emirate, is a younger brother to the Emir of Daura, Faruk Umar Faruk and also a retired Customs officer, who is married to Hajiya Biliki, a niece to President Muhammadu Buhari.