Abducted Niger traditional ruler regains freedom


The Dodo of Wawa, Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu of Borgu in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State has regained freedom.

Dr. Aliyu was kidnapped in his palace at about 10pm last Saturday night by gunmen.

The gunmen who arrived on motorcycles, it was gathered, forced their way into the palace and whisked the traditional ruler to an unknown location without hurting members of his household.

Confirming the release, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Wasiu Abiodun told Newspot that the Dodo of Wawa has been set free.

However, he added that details on his release are currently sketchy.

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