Kaduna: Unknown gunmen abduct traditional ruler

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The Paramount ruler of Ikulu in Zangon Kataf local government of Kaduna state, His Royal Highness, Yohanna Kukah has been kidnapped.

A source said that gunmen stormed the house of the traditional ruler at Anchuna, at about 9pm yesterday and asked him to come out of the house.

One of the traditional guards at the palace was said to have stepped in to prevent the gunmen from taking the traditional ruler away and in anger, the gunmen also picked him and the traditional ruler and drove away.

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The traditional ruler is a younger brother to Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah.

It will be recalled that gunmen on Monday morning shot and killed a traditional ruler and his wife in a village in Sanga local government of Kaduna state.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Kaduna state, Hussain Mukhtar Aliyu, did not pick his call when our correspondent tried to reach him.

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