Gunmen have abducted Chief Joshua Ahmadu, the District Head of Chawai in Kajuru LGA of Kaduna State.
Ahmadu’s abduction was confirmed on Wednesday by Mr Abel Adamu, President, Chawai Development Association (CDA).
Adamu, in a statement signed by Mr Raphael Joshua, spokesman of CDA, said that the traditional ruler was kidnapped on Tuesday night by gunmen in his house.
The statement reads in part: “It was reported that the kidnappers stormed the house of the traditional ruler in their numbers around 10pm and took him away.
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“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.”
It was gathered that the Tsam Chiefdom has suffered lots of abductions and attacks by bandits and kidnappers lately in which have been killed or kidnapped for ransom. (NAN)