Unknown gunmen kidnap popular traditional ruler [PHOTO]

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Gunmen have kidnapped Joshua Ahmadu, the District Head of Chawai in Kauru Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State.

Bellnewsonline.com reports that Ahmadu’s abduction was confirmed on Wednesday by Abel Adamu, President of the Chawai Development Association (CDA).

Adamu, in a statement signed by Raphael Joshua, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of CDA, said that the traditional ruler was kidnapped Tuesday night “by unknown gunmen who invaded his house at Zambina”.

“It was reported that the kidnappers stormed the house of the traditional ruler in their numbers around 9:30 p.m. and took him away,” Adamu said.

Furthermore, the CDA president expressed his dismay over the situation.

“Already, relevant authorities and heads of security operatives on special duty in the chiefdom have been duly informed and have already swung into action to rescue the traditional ruler.

“We are calling on all sons and daughters of Tsam land to pray for the safe return of the district head,” he said.

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