The paramount ruler of the Izere nation in Plateau State has been kidnapped.
The Agwom Izere, Dr. Isaac Azi Wakili was abducted by gunmen on Friday morning, according to locals.
One person was reportedly killed during the abduction while others were injured.
A local said the kidnappers engaged in a gun battle with the palace security team who were unsuccessful in their effort to stop their monarch’s abduction.
The police are on the lookout for the attackers and have asked the public for any information that could help.