A former state treasurer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state, Musa Saya-Saya, who was kidnapped by five gunmen in Kaduna has been released.

The PDP chieftain was kidnapped around 1am on Tuesday, February 13 by some gunmen.

It is not clear yet whether any ransom was paid before Saya-Saya was allowed to return home.

The Public Relations Officer of the Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Mukhtar Aliyu, confirmed the release.

He said the victim regained his freedom at about 7pm on Tuesday, adding that he is in good health.

“I do not have much detail on the incident as the victim is being debriefed by the anti-robbery and kidnapping team.

“We thank general public for cooperating with the police.” Aliya added.