Gunmen Storm Palace, Kidnap Abuja Monarch, Three Others

Paul Nwachukwu  
Updated March 31, 2022


Four persons, including the traditional ruler of Bukpe community, Alhaji Hassan Shamidozhi, have been kidnapped.

The traditional ruler of the community in Kwali, the Federal Capital Territory, and others were abducted on Wednesday evening.

The Head of Information and Protocol at the Kwali Area Council Secretariat, Emmanuel Habila, confirmed the abduction. He said that the police and operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) are on the trail of the kidnappers.

Habila explained that the incident happened while the monarch was taking a rest for the day.

The spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, Adeh Josephine, is yet to respond to the requests for confirmation.