Suspected bandits have kidnapped the 91-year-old conventional ruler of Kunduru group in Katsina State, solely recognized as Alhaji Ibrahim.
SaharaReporters gathered that the Galadiman Kunduru is the daddy of a everlasting secretary within the Katsina Governor’s workplace, Alhaji Kasimu Ibrahim, popularly generally known as Simo.
The monarch was on Friday night time whisked away by gunmen who stormed the city on bikes, a supply mentioned.
In a associated growth, gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped 12 ladies within the Faskari Native Authorities Space of the state.
The ladies had been mentioned to be travelling to Funtua from Mai Gora to gather loans offered by a financial institution by a household help programme.
Residents mentioned the bandits had but to contact any of the relations of the victims as of press time.
Katsina is without doubt one of the states most affected by terrorism and banditry in Nigeria’s North-West area.
On December 11, 2020, some bandits kidnapped 344 college students of Authorities Science Secondary Faculty, Kankara. They had been launched a few week later.
Additionally on December 19, 84 Islamiyya college students of Hizburrahim Islamiyya in Mahuta village, Dandume Native Authorities Space of the state had been additionally kidnapped however rescued shortly after.