The abductors of the Paramount Chief of the Jaba people, Kpop Ham, Danladi Gyet Maude, have demanded a ransom of N100 million before his release.
According to a source who pleaded anonymity, said the kidnappers on Tuesday morning reached out to the family where they placed their demand.
It is not clear if the request by the family to talk to the kidnapped monarch was granted, but the abductors insisted on payment of the ransom as condition for the release of the paramount ruler.
It would be recalled that the Bandits had on Monday abducted the 83-year-old monarch at about 2:pm in his farm at Tatara Village situated in Nasarawa State.
Meanwhile, the member representing Jaba Constituency in the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon. Monday Dikko in a statement he personally signed and issued to LEADERSHIP called on the Kaduna State Government to solicit for foreign support to address the security challenges that have grappled many parts of the State.
He said it is no longer speculation that Kaduna State has become an epicenter of all forms of insurgency in Nigeria.
” Recently, the United States of America warned her citizens not to visit 3 major States in Nigeria l, unfortunately Kaduna is among the 3 States the America Government warned her citizens not to visit, adding this is a negative pointer that was going to affect foreign investment.
The lawmaker called on the commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Hon. Samuel Aruwan to immediately launch an aggressive search for the whereabouts of the monarch and bring back within 24 hours, as it happened recently with the Emir of Kajuru when he was kidnapped.