Police foil abduction of Kaduna traditional ruler, wife missing 

The Police Command in Kaduna state has confirmed a failed kidnap attempt by gunmen Wednesday night on Alhaji Umar Musa, the paramount ruler of Ninzo chiefdom in Sanga local government area.

ASP Mansir Hassan, spokesperson of the command,  said the whereabouts of the chief’s wife was still unknown.

Mansir said security operatives have since been deployed to the forests around Sanga in search of the wife.

The Ninzo Development Association, in a statement signed by its president and secretary, Professor Moses Audi and Silas Anche, respectively,condemned the planned kidnapping of their traditional ruler that led to the disappearance of his wife.

The statement called for calm to allow the government to carry out its responsibilities.