The Police Command in Nasarawa state, has confirmed the release of David Ayele, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Obi II state constituency in the 2019 election, abducted on Sunday in Lafia.
Superintendent Kennedy Idirisu, the command`s spokesperson, disclosed on Thursday in Lafia, that the politician was released on Wednesday night at the state border with Plateau state.
â€œThe victim was found at a military check around Bakin-Kogi; the boundary between Nasarawa and Plateau state.
â€œHe has been reunited with his family and currently undergoing medical checks at the hospital,â€ Idirisu said.
However, Kennedy could not ascertain whether ransom was paid by the victimâ€™s family to secure his release.
The politician was reportedly abducted by gunmen at his Lafia residence around Tudun Kauri at about 8.00 p.m on Sunday.
A detachment of policemen deployed to rescue him later discovered that his car had been abandoned along Obi-Awe road on Monday.
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