Three ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) who were kidnapped during Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections have been released.

The Nigerian police say that they were released by their abductors and handed over to security agents.

The staff were kidnapped and a policeman killed in the Danmusa Local Government Area of the state during the March 9 elections.

Katsina State police spokesperson, Gambo Isa, said, in a statement, that the victims were taken to Danmusa Hospital for medical attention and later reunited with their respective families.

He also said that the Police were investigating the kidnapping and hoped to arrest the hoodlums.

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