Armed gunmen are said to have kidnapped the Dodo of Wawa, Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu of Borgu in Niger State’s New Bussa Local Government Area.
At around 10 p.m. on Saturday night, the traditional ruler was kidnapped from his palace.
The gunmen invaded the region and went straight to the royal father’s palace, shooting into the air to scare onlookers away before whisking him away, according to our source.
According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen arriving on motorbikes were dressed in military uniforms.
” They arrived on motorcycles at 10 p.m. yesterday, shooting into the air, causing panic throughout the palace and the surrounding area. They fled with our ruler, and no word regarding his whereabouts has been received as of yet,” the insider said.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the incident, saying the Dodo of Wawa was kidnapped yesterday in his palace in Borgu, New Bussa council of the state.
According to him, a tactical police unit has been despatched to find and rescue the traditional ruler as well as apprehend the hoodlums.