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Taraba State Lawmaker Kidnapped



Gunmen have abducted a member of the Taraba State House of Assembly from Nguroje constituency.

Barrister Bashir Mohammed was abducted by gunmen around 1.30 pm on Wednesday night.

Witnesses said more than 10 people stormed the lawmaker’s home behind Dr Jalo Eid prayer ground in Jalingo.

The source also disclosed that though the operation of the kidnappers spanned three hours, there was no interference by any security operative to stop their operation.

The source said the kidnappers forcibly pushed Barrister Bashir into their car and left the scene unharmed.

At the time of writing, Taraba State Police spokesman, DSP David Misal, had not confirmed the abduction of the lawmaker.

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