AFRIPOST recalls that Abdulkadir was abducted in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state while trying to pay ransom to the kidnappers who abducted some villagers.
However, the Human rights activist and former federal lawmaker Senator Shehu Sani announced the freedom of the retired principal in a post on his official X handle.
The former Senator disclosed that the retired principal was thoroughly beaten and lost his tooth for inability to pay the ransom on time.
He said an undisclosed amount was paid as ransom to secure his release.
He wrote: “Mallam Abdulkadir, the retired Kaduna principal who was held by kidnappers for delivering ransom has been released earlier today.
“He was thoroughly beaten and lost his tooth for delayed payment.
“Ransom was paid for his freedom.