The two wives and child of a member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Bass Constituency, Musa Mante Barassa, have regained their freedom.
Channels Television learned that the victims regained their freedom after spending four days in captivity.
The victims are – Rashida Musa Mante (40), Rahina Musa Mante (35) and a daughter Fausar Musa Mante (1).
The Chief of Staff, Bauchi Government House, Dr Ladan Salihu, announced the news of their release on his Twitter handle.
“Alhamdulillah! The wives of Hon. Musa Baraza, Bauchi House Member murdered 4 days ago in Dass have regained Freedom.
“The one-year-old baby abducted along with them is also released. Gov Bala Mohammed has directed Doctors and security to give them adequate care and attention,” he said.
Gunmen had attacked and killed Barassa at his residence in Dass, abducted his wives and one-year-old daughter last week Thursday.
Police authorities said four empty shells of live ammunition were recovered at the scene of the murder, adding that the incident is being investigated.