Abducted Former Minister, Bagudu Hirse Released

By Ikenga Chronicles November 27, 2016

Abducted Former Minister, Bagudu Hirse Released

It has been confirmed that Bagudu Hirse, former Minister of State of Foreign Affairs who was abducted by gunmen in Kaduna on Sunday, November 20, has been released by his abductors.

His brother, John Hirse who is a retired permanent secretary in the federal civil service broke the news to press men.

“Bagudu was released in the early hours of Saturday” he said.

He said that the former minister was “hale and hearty”, and thanked Nigerians for the prayers and words of encouragement “during the trying period”.

“May God reward everyone who stood by us during the tough period,” he said.

Recall that Bagudu was abducted by gunmen at the Kaduna residence of Ambassador Mamman Daura, where he had gone to condole the family over the death of the former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji ibrahim Dasuki.

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