The Dodo of Wawa, Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu of Borgu in New Bussa Local Government Area of Niger State has been abducted by armed bandits.
It is gathered that the traditional ruler was abducted in his palace around 10 pm on Saturday night.
The gunmen, said to be bandits, invaded the area and went straight to the royal father’s palace, shooting sporadically into the air before whisking the monarch away.
The gunmen, according to residents, arrived on motorcycles were dressed in military uniforms.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Wasiu Abiodun confirmed the incident, saying the Dodo of Wawa was kidnapped on Saturday in his palace in Borgu, New Bussa council of the state.
He added that a Police tactical team have been dispatched to search and rescue the traditional ruler as well as arrest the hoodlums.