The Chief Of Ikulu kingdom in Southern Kaduna, Chief Yohanna Sidi Kukah, has been kidnapped.
He is the brother to Catholic Bishop of the Sokoto diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, who confirmed the unfoftunate incident to Everyday.ng on phone last night.
He said that he had no new information on the incident, even as he sounded calm on the line.
Chief Kukah, it was learnt from Kaduna, was kidnapped at about 7p.m. on Tuesday at his residence in Anchuna, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. An aide was kidnapped with him, initial reports said.
The gunmen who came for the chief were said to have surrounded his home, fired shots to scare away other residents of the town befòre taking and whisking away the traditional ruler.