Kano-based Islamic scholar has been released from captivity.
He was aducted by unknown gunmen in Katsina and a ransom of N300million was demanded.
Sheikh Ahmad was abducted along five other members of the group on their way to Sokoto State after attending a First Aid Camp in Dutse, Jigawa State.
Ahmad was said to have been kidnapped a day before the wedding ceremony of his two daughters in Kano.
A member of the family, Mallam Hamisu Nasidi, in a chat with The Guardian said “He was released last night around 12 midnight and he is hale and hearty. We give thanks to Almighty Allah. He is presently at the headquarters of police in Katsina. We are expecting him back to Kano later in the day. We thank you for your support”.