Recall that the victim, Dr Mahmud Aliyu, was kidnapped by heavily armed gunmen on Sunday at his palace at about 10pm.
The Police Spokesperson in the state, DSP. Wassiu Abiodun, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Saturday.
Abiodun said that the royal father was rescued on Friday at about 19:30 hours, after a sustained effort of the Police, military and vigilante.
Aliyu is currently receiving medical attention at an undisclosed facility.