Kidnapped former Kaduna LG secretary killed by abductors after ransom payment


The kidnapped Secretary of Birnin-Gwari Local Government council, Abubakar Muhammad Aliyu, has been killed by his abductors after collecting ransom.

Abubakar Muhammad Aliyu (Mai Yalo), who was the immediate past secretary of Birnin-Gwari Local Government council, was kidnapped by armed bandits while working on his farm about three weeks ago

Chairman, Birnin Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU), Kasim Ishaq Kasai disclosed this in a statement.

He said the bandits collected a ransom but killed him about 11 days ago, adding that they were told of his death yesterday (Thursday) by his younger brother who escaped from the bandits’ den.

According to him, the Salatul Ga’ib in respect of him will take place on Saturday, 10th Dhul-Hijjah, 1443 (July 9, 2022) at the Izala Eid Ground, near Airforce Base, Funtua Road, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State immediately after Eid el-Kabir prayer.

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