Miyetti Allah chairman killed after failing to pay N20 million ransom

Gunmen in the early hours of Friday stormed Birshin Fulani, a suburb of Bauchi metropolis, and kidnapped a nursing mother of three children, Mrs Rukayyat Odedoyin.

Suspected bandits on Friday killed the Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi Dambardi.

This was revealed in a statement signed by the State Chairman of the association, Alhaji Haruna Usman Tugga.

The State Chairman said Dambardi’s abductors killed him in the early hours of Friday in his hometown, Lere.

Tugga lamented that the kidnappers demanded N20 million, but Dambardi was able to borrow up N250,000 and gave them but they were not satisfied and decided to kill him.

“They took him along Saminaka, Mari, Zango Highway and killed him there,” he said.

He added: “ We have really lost a leader of high respect who has been assisting the association in promoting harmony and coexistence among members.”

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