Abducted Yobe Village Head Regains Freedom

Channels Television  
Updated August 18, 2020
Yobe is situated in North-East Nigeria
Yobe is situated in North-East Nigeria


The abducted village head of Mashio in Fune Local Government Council, Yobe State has regained his freedom.

The Police Public Relations Officer, (ASP) Dungus Abdulkarim told Channels Television that the victim, Isa Mai Buba, was released by his captors in the early hours of Tuesday along Damaturu-Babbangida road.

The Police spokesman noted that no ransom was paid adding that the gunmen abandoned the victim due to the security beefed up at all the border communities.

Yobe District Head Isa Mai Buba


He further added that the victim will be taken to the hospital for examination before handing him over to his family.

Mr. Buba was abducted alongside his son when the insurgents attacked his community last Saturday.

The attackers went into Mashio community in Fune Local Government Council and started shooting sporadically.

DSP Abdulkarim disclosed that the son of the village head escaped in the early hours of Sunday while his father was still in captivity.