Miyetti Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has confirmed the death of Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi.
Abdullahi also known as Danbardi is the association’s Chairman in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The association announced this in a statement by its National Secretary, Othman Ngelzarma and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday, in Abuja, saying that the deceased, aged 58, was killed by kidnappers on Friday.
“The death of Abubakar brings to five the number of MACBAN officials killed either by bandits, kidnappers or cattle rustlers this year across the country,” the statement said.
Ngelzarma stated that Abdullahi’s lifeless body was found by the roadside on Friday, after being kidnapped from his home in Lere on September 16 and ransom paid.