Borno - The Emir of Gwoza, Idrissa Timta, has reportedly died after members of the Boko Haram sect abducted him and a colleague, the Emir of Uba, Ismaila Mamza on Friday, Daily Post reports.
The Borno State Government, who announced the death of the traditional ruler, said he was killed around 9am following an ambush by members of the Boko Haram along Tashan Alade on their way to Gombe to attend the funeral of the Emir of Gombe, Shehu Abubakar.
Some sources said he died of heart attack while fleeing into the bush after the gunmen had fired several shots at their vehicle which forced it to stop.
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