Police in Adamawa State has confirmed the release of 90-year-old elder brother of ex-governor Murtala Nyako, Alh. Dahiru Hammanyero Nyako.
Gunmen have in the early hours of Thursday abducted the elderly man when they stormed his house located at Mayo-Belwa town in Mayo-Belwa local government.
Confirming the release of the abducted elderly man, the spokesman of Adamawa State police command, DSP Suleiman Yahya Nguroje said the gunmen willingly released the man.
“After they abducted him, they took him to a nearby hill but they decided on their own volition to release him.
“He has been reunited with his family since and the police is undaunted by the release and will go ahead to comb bushes until the culprits are brought to justice,” he said.