The Traditional Ruler of Jaba Chiefdom in the Jaba local government area of Kaduna state, Gyet Maude, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
The news of the kidnap was confirmed to Channels Television via telephone by the brother of the monarch, Anthony Maude.
According to him, the victim was kidnapped on his farm located at Gitata community in Nasarawa State.
The community is located at the boundary between Kaduna and Nasarawa states
It is not yet clear if the royal father, who is over 80-year-old, went to the farm alone or was accompanied by his security details.
Both the Kaduna State Government and the police authorities were yet to confirm the incident as of the time of publishing this story.