Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted the Emir of Bugundu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru.
The Zamfara State monarch was abducted on Tuesday evening along the Abuja-Kaduna highway
According to a report by Daily Trust, the first-class traditional ruler was forcefully taken away by the bandits.
Gunmen were said to have opened fire on the monarch’s convoy and his security aides responded with shots but the bandits overpowered them and whisked the king away.
The authorities are yet to react to the incident which happened at a time when there is a massive crack down on bandits in Zamfara.