Police rescue kidnapped Niger traditional ruler

The Police Command says it has the kidnapped of Wawa in Borgu Local Government of Niger.

Dr Mahmud Aliyu, the victim, kidnapped by heavily armed gunmen on Sunday at his palace at about 10pm.

The Police Spokesperson in the state, DSP. Wassiu Abiodun, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Saturday.

said that the royal father was on at about 19:30 hours, after a sustained effort of the Police, military and vigilante.

Aliyu is currently Medical attention at an undisclosed facility.(NAN)