Abducted Kano University lecturer regains freedom

The Associate Professor with the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Huzaifa Karfi, who was held back by bandits after he delivered ransom for the release of a district head in Kano community, has been set free by his abductors.

Gunmen had on May 26, 2022, stormed Karfi village, Takai Local Council of Kano State and abducted the village head, Yahaya Ilu.

After much negotiations with the bandits, Professor Karfi took the ransom to the bandits who released the village head and held him back.

However, a family source told DAILY POST that Dr. Karfi was released on Saturday afternoon.

As of the time of filing this report, it was reliably learned that the released lecturer, alongside others, were on their way back to Kano.

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