JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap district head in Niger, govt begins rescue operation


The District head of Wawa community in Borgu Kingdom, Borgu local government area of Niger State, Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu was at about 9:30 pm on Saturday abducted by some gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in his palace.

The gunmen, were said to have stormed his palace in large numbers, wielding dangerous weapons like guns and cutlasses and went straight to his apartment where he has already retiring for sleep after attending to his subjects.

Tribune Online gathered that the gunmen whisked away the embattled monarch to a yet- to-be ascertained hideout.

Abduction of Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu, the Dodo of Wawa community in Niger state has thrown his subjects into a state of confusion…

Source: Nigerian Tribune