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Kidnappers free Katsina governor’s mother-in-law

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Hajiya Maistiyari, the mother-in-law of Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has regained her freedom a week after some unidentified persons abducted her from her home.

The Katsina State Police Command’s spokesman,  SP Gambo Isah, disclosed in a Friday statement that the 80-year-old was released on Thursday.

It remains unclear if a ransom was paid to secure her release.

Hajiya Maistiyari is the mother of Binta Masari, one of the governor’s three wives.

The statement read in part, “I am very happy to inform you that the the mother in- law of His Excellency, Aminu Masari, has been released by her abductors yesterday 14/03/2019 by 16:00hrs.

“She is hale and hearty. She has already been reunited with her family after necessary medical check-ups.”

The Herald recalls that the octogenarian was abducted from her home at No 13, Dandume Crescent, Sabon Gari area of Katsina State last Friday.

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John is a University of Lagos-trained journalist. His views are always the end products of a deliberate search for information and knowledge. He has read almost every novel written by Chinua Achebe, Jeffrey Archer and Dan Brown. He is an expert Scrabble and draughts player who is also excellent at swimming. If you know the capitals of 45 African countries by heart, then you are exactly like him.

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