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Suspected bandits abduct traditional ruler in Niger



The Dodo of Wawa, Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu of Borgu in New Bussa Native Authorities Space of Niger State has been allegedly kidnapped by armed bandits.

The standard ruler was kidnapped in his palace at about 10 pm Saturday evening, DAILY POST gathered.

Our correspondent learnt that the gunmen stormed the realm and went straight to the royal father’s palace, capturing into the air to scare folks away earlier than whisking him away.

Eyewitness account stated the gunmen who arrived on bikes had been wearing navy uniforms.


” They arrived on bikes at 10 pm yesterday and capturing into the air that threw the entire palace and the realm into panic. They left with our ruler and presently, nothing has been heard on his whereabouts,” the supply said.

Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Wasiu Abiodun stated the Dodo of Wawa was kidnapped yesterday in his palace in Borgu, New Bussa council of the state.

He said {that a} Police tactical staff have been dispatched to look and rescue the normal ruler in addition to arrest the hoodlums.

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