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First Class Traditional Ruler Abducted In Kaduna Regains Freedom

Chimezie Enyiocha  
Updated July 28, 2021
The Traditional Ruler of Jaba Chiefdom in the Jaba local government area of Kaduna state, Gyet Maude

 

The kidnapped traditional ruler of Jaba Chiefdom in Kaduna State, Gyet Maude has regained his freedom.

He was released by his abductors on Wednesday evening after spending two days with his abductors

The 83-year-monarch of Jaba Chiefdom was kidnapped on Monday by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on his farm at Gitata community in Nasarawa State.

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The kidnappers yesterday demanded a N100 million ransom before they will release the traditional Ruler.

Although the police authorities and Kaduna state government are yet to confirm the release of the first class traditional ruler, a source within the traditional council, Anthony Maude, told Channels Television that he returned to his palace along with some of his aides.

The source, however,  did not say if any ransom was paid or if the royal father was rescued by security operatives.