Renowned Islamic scholar, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, has assured Niger abductees will be released soon.
He spoke after meetings with bandits in forests between Tegina and Birnin gwari in Kaduna state.
A source within the delegation at the meeting, said Sheikh Gumi met with the bandits leader, Dogo Gide, among other top Commanders at Dutsen Magaji Forest.
The Source disclosed that government also sent a strong delegation to meet with the bandits and dialogue with them
The source further said Sheikh Gumi and his entourage are on their way back to Minna.