Police foil abduction of conventional ruler in Kaduna, spouse lacking

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The Police Command in Kaduna State has confirmed a failed kidnap try by gunmen on Wednesday night time on the Paramount Ruler of Ninzo Chiefdom, Alhaji Umar Musa.

The chiefdom is within the state’s Sanga Local Government Area.

The spokesperson of the command, ASP Mansir Hassan, nonetheless, advised the News Agency of Nigeria that “the whereabouts of the chief’s wife was still unknown.”

Mansir stated that safety operatives have since been deployed to the forests round Sanga searching for the spouse.

The Ninzo Development Association, in an announcement signed by its President and Secretary, Prof. Moses Audi and Silas Anche, respectively, “condemned the planned kidnap of their traditional ruler that led to the disappearance of his wife.”

The assertion nonetheless known as for calm to permit the federal government to dwell as much as its accountability.

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In May 2023, PUNCH Online reported the invasion of the palace of the Emir of Kagarko, Alhaji Sa’advert Abubakar, in Southern Kaduna, kidnapping 9 of his kids within the city.

Among these kidnapped by the terrorists have been his grandchildren and three others.

In 2021, bandits additionally kidnapped Gyet Maude, the standard ruler of the Jaba chiefdom within the Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The first-class-monarch, who was stated to be over 80 years outdated, was stated to have been kidnapped whereas on his farm situated in Gitata, a border city between Kaduna and Nasarawa states – with the abductors demanding N100m ransom earlier than his eventual release two days after.


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