Armed men on Tuesday, kidnapped the Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru.
The monarch was abducted along the Kaduna-Abuja highway according to DAILY POST.
Disclosure from a source says that the gunmen opened fire on the convoy of the emir along Abuja-Kaduna road, before whisking him to an unknown destination.
Majority of the vehicles were demobilized, including the one carrying the traditional ruler, before he was taken away.
Numbers of those kidnapped along the emir was not immediately confirmed.
Currently, there has been no official response from security operatives or the government regarding the development.