According to reports has it that some gunmen suspected to bandits have abducted the district head of Wawa community, Borgu kingdom, Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu, the Dodo Of Were Gbere in Niger State.
KOKO TV gathered that the district head was kidnapped in his palace around 9:30 pm on Saturday by some gunmen.
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According to a source, the abductors stormed his palace in their numbers, carrying guns and cutlasses; and went straight to his apartment where he had already retired.
Aliyu is said to be the 16th Dodo of Wawa and a Ph.D. holder in Environmental Science from a Malaysian university. He is in the 12th year of his reign.
It was also learned that the gunmen picked up the Dodo Of Were Gbere in the presence of his wives without beating or hurting him. It is also gathered that the family has, so far, not received any call from the kidnappers.
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The state Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the incident; adding that the Police were already on the bandits’ trail to rescue the district head.
“The Police tactical team and members of the vigilante of the area have been deployed for manhunt of the hoodlums, with a view to rescue the victim and arrest the culprits,” the PPRO said.
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