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Gunmen abduct Bishop Kukah’s brother

Gunmen abduct Bishop Kukah’s brother

Yohanna Kukah, a traditional ruler in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna state, has been abducted

The monarch with the title: ‘Agwam Akulu,’ is the younger brother of Matthew Kukah, bishop of the Catholic diocese of Sokoto.  ‎

‎The attackers were said to have struck in Anchuna, village of the traditional ruler.

They were said to have arrived at his private residence around 9pm.

A witness said that after shooting sporadically, they ordered him to come out.

‎One of his guards, who reportedly attempted to foil the attack, was also kidnapped. ‎

Waziri Ashafa, a community leader, who confirmed the incident said the gunmen drove away with the traditional ruler and his guard. ‎

Mukhtar Aliyu, spokesman of the Kaduna state police command has not commented on the incident.

The incident comes less than 48 hours after a monarch and his pregnant wife were shot dead

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