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BREAKING: Kidnapped ex-Local Chairman killed by abductors

BREAKING: Kidnapped ex-Local Chairman killed by abductors

Elder Washima Erukaa who was abducted by gunmen on the 23rd September, in his Zakibiam residence, Ukum Local Government area of Benue state, has been reportedly killed by his abductors.

Elder Washima was a one-time chairman of Katsina Ala and Ukum Local Government area of the state.

According to the Nation, it was gathered from a reliable member of the family that the kidnappers informed them that Erukaa, who is 80 years died in hands of his captors and has since been buried.

The family source said: “One of the abductors informed a member of the family that Erukaa died since and they buried him so they will not deceive us into paying ransom


“His abductors first demanded N12million ransom but subsequently reduced it to N5million.”

As at press time, police spokesperson SP Kate Aneene, was yet to confirm the killing of Elder Erukaa.

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