Monarch regains freedom from abductors


The Chief of Ikulu, Mr Yohanna Kukah, has been released by his abductors, the police confirmed on Thursday.

ASP Mukhtar Aliyu, the spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in Kaduna State, said that  Kukah was released by his abductors about 3p.m.

Aliyu said the traditional ruler was unhurt and had re-united with his family.

“On the issue of ransom paid before his release, I cannot confirm that.

“We are doing everything humanly possible to arrest the suspects”.

Kukah, who is the Chief Ikulu in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, was abducted in the evening of January 2 at his residence.

He  is a brother of the Rt. Rev. Hassan Kukah , the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese.


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