Gunmen who abducted Emir of Kajuru, Alhassan Adamu, have demanded a ransom of N200 million to secure his release.
Spokesperson of the Kajuru Emirate Council, Dahiru Abubakar, disclosed this on Monday, in an interview with Channels Television.
The Emir was earlier kidnapped by bandits in the early hours of Sunday in Kajuru town, headquarters of Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The 85-year-old monarch was abducted alongside 13 of his family members, including two grandchildren.
The Emir’s spokesman disclosed that the abductors assured the emirate that the kidnap victims are not undergoing molestation, stating that they are all in good condition.
Abubakar said the emirate council is pleading with the abductors to safely release the monarch and all his relatives, adding that the plea was on the basis of the fragile health condition of the monarch.