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Abduction and killing of Traditional Ruler and his Wife causes Mayhem in Kaduna
Mawaida Raphael Galadima, the Agwom Adara of Adara and his wife have been found dead today Friday, October 26. This was after a prior abduction of the couple last Friday, October 19.
According to reports from Daily Trust, the couple whose bodies have been taken to St. Gerald Catholic Hospital, Kaduna were killed on Thursady 25.
The traditional ruler’s abduction and killing has left the state in shock and bewilderment.
An official of Adara Development Association who identified the body at the hospital said the late Agom was shot twice in the head. The official said there were bullet wounds piercing through Galadima’s ears and neck. According to the official, the kidnappers of the traditional ruler and his wife had collected an undisclosed amount of money as ransom before killing him.
The police in Kaduna is yet to confirm the killing of the traditional ruler as the command’s public relations officer, Yakubu Sabo did not pick his calls. Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that some gunmen had on Friday, October 19, kidnapped Maiwada Galadima, the paramount chief of Adara Chiefdom in Kachia local government Area of Kaduna state and his wife along Kaduna/Kachia road.
Ibrahim Yakubu, a son in-law to the chief disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), adding that the police orderly to the paramount ruler was killed in the process. Yakubu explained that the chief and his wife were taken away while returning to Kachia from Kaduna.