Gunmen Suspected to be Bandits have kidnapped the Paramount Ruler of the Izere Nation of Jos East in Plateau state, Rev. Dr Isaac Wakili.
The first class Monarch was abducted at his Palace situated in Shere district of Jos East around 3am Friday morning.
The executive Chairman of Jos East Council area Ezekiel Izang, who confirmed the incident to ait.live via a telephone conversation said the Gunmen invaded the community and began shooting sporadically before gaining access to the Palace of the Monarch.
However, an eye witness who does not want his name mentioned revealed that a Police Sgt on Guard at the residence of the Paramount Ruler was also shot, While a civilian security attached to the Monarch was killed.
As at the time of filling in this report, the Plateau State Police Command is yet to confirm the incident.