Muhammed Mahmood, Chairman of the Board of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), and his daughter have been released by his abductors.
A Source related to Mahmood confirmed the development to E247Mag on phone on Tuesday.
He said that his boss and daughter were released at about 1:30pm, and that they were hale and healthy.
He claimed no ransom was paid for his release.
Mahmood was abducted alongside his daughter along the Kaduna-Abuja highaway, around Katari, a village few kilometres from Zuba, an Abuja suburb, on Monday while travelling from Kaduna to Abuja.
His driver was shot dead in the operation.