Is been reported that a District Head in Niger State was abducted at Gunpoint in his Palace. The Dodo of Wawa Gbere was kidnapped in his Palace at gunpoint, yesterday. It was gathered by The PUNCH that the kidnap happened at 9:30pm.
According to the source, the abductors stormed into the Palace in a large number, and they were carrying ammunition s; and they went into his apartment where he has retired after having a hectic day with his subjects.
The abducted district head who is also a phD holder in Environmental Science from a Malaysian University was said to be the 16th Dodo Wawa of Gbere and he is in the 12th year of his reign.
The source also has it that the kidnappers took the district head in the presence of his wives and none of them–including the ruler was hurt by the kidnappers.
The Niger State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, in a statement confirmed that had happened; adding that the Police were already trailing the bandits in order to rescue the district head.
“The Police tactical team and members of the vigilante of the area have been deployed for the manhunt of the hoodlums, with a view to rescue the victim and arrest the culprits,” the PPRO said.
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