The Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, was yesterday kidnapped along the Kaduna-Abuja highway.
The incident happened yesterday near Olam Factory, few kilometers from the city of Kaduna.
It was gathered that the attackers opened fire on the convoy of the emir and successfully demobilised some of the vehicles, including that of the traditional ruler, before he was taken away.
Local sources disclosed that the emir was kidnapped around Olam Factory, a few kilometres to the city of Kaduna, while he was heading back to his domain after attending an event in Abuja.
As at the time of filing this report, the Police authorities were yet to react to his abduction.