Prominent Kogi Monarch Kidnapped

by on January 1, 2017

By Ibrahim Obansa, Lokoja

The paramount ruler of Ajaokuta Local government area, (Ohi of Ajaokuta) in Kogi State, Alhaji Musa Isah Achuja has been kidnapped.

The traditional ruler was on his way home from Lokoja on Saturday December 31, 2016 when he was abducted along Lokoja-Ajaokuta  road by unknown gunmen.

It was further gathered that the abductors have contacted the family and demanding for ransom of N20 million.

A family member of the traditional ruler, said that the Ohi’s driver and one of his aides who were traveling alongside with him escaped by the whiskers during the incident.

Meanwhile, the Public Relations Officer of the Kogi Police Command, Mr Williams Aya, said the incident was yet to be reported to the command.


He however  assured that the police will spring into action  to ensure the rescue of the abducted traditional ruler once the command is abreast with the details of the incident.

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