Armed bandits have kidnapped the traditional ruler of Jaba Chiefdom otherwise known as the Kpop Ham, Dr Jonathan Danladi Gyet Maude, from his farm in Kaduna state.
The news of the monarch's abduction was confirmed on phone by his brother, Anthony Maude.
He said the victim was kidnapped on his farm located at Gitata community in Nasarawa State.
Channels Television reported that the community is located at the boundary between Kaduna and Nasarawa states
It is not yet clear if the royal father, who is over 80-year-old, went to the farm alone or was accompanied by his security details.
As of the time of filing this report, both the Kaduna Government and police authorities in the State could not be reached for confirmation of the incident.