BREAKING: Boko Haram kidnaps two Emirs in Borno

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
May 30th, 2014
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Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect have kidnapped two prominent monarchs in Borno State.
Those abducted include, the Emir of Uba, Ismaila Mamza and the Emir of Gwoza, Idrisa Timta.

Premiums Times reports that the duo was whisked away by the extremists around 10a.m Friday, near Shaffa while they were travelling to Gombe to attend the funeral of the Emir of Gombe, Shehu Abubakar, who passed away on Tuesday.

However, the Borno state government is yet to issue an official statement on the abduction at the time of filing this report.

DailyPost earlier reported that there was gun a due between soldiers and members of Boko Haram sect in bordering town of Garkida under Gombi local government in Adamawa state and Hawul local government area of Borno state.

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