The member representing Ngoroje state constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly who is the chairman, House Committee on Information, has been kidnapped this morning. On this post we’ll view how gangsters abduct lawmaker in Jalingo, Taraba State
A family disclosed that the abductors are yet to institute contact with the family for cooperation to enable him reunite with them,” the family source said.
The family informed Tribune Online that the armed men attacked the Jalingo abode of the legislator around 1:40 a.m., they came heavily armed, shooting at every single destination and operated for just five minutes.
The gunmen who arrived in numbers overpowered the vigilantes safeguarding the house immediately they entered, they seized all phones belonging to the people in the compound and proceeded directly to his sleeping room and absconded with him.
Gangsters Abduct Lawmaker In Jalingo, Taraba State
‘’They whisked him away, and while exiting the scene, they fired into the air to frighten us,” Witnesses said the gunmen drove to the area in a procession of motorcycles at about 1:00 a.m. A member of the household narrated this to PREMIUM TIMES
“The Taraba state police command through the PPRO, DSP David Missal, is yet to reply to calls put to him for validation as of the time of this report. He was not immediately available to comment on the incident
This is the second time a member of the state House of Assembly is being abducted in current years. Hosea Ibi, the lawmaker representing Takum 1 constituency, was abducted on December 30, 2017 in Takum.
He was abducted at gunpoint and taken away by his captors on a motorcycle. After weeks of pursuit and payment of ransom, his body was discovered along Takum – Kashimbilla road.