Personal Assistant to Taraba Deputy Governor, Alhaji Bala Baba, has been kidnapped.
A family source told The Nation Bala was abducted from his residence in Sabongari area of Jalingo at about 1.30 am on Tuesday.
According to the source, the gunmen invaded the area, shooting sporadically for over 30 minutes before whisking him away.
The source further disclosed that after his abduction, the gunmen dragged Baba and headed towards Gongon -Malik area of Jalingo.
He said the kidnappers were yet to establish communication with members of his family.
When contacted, the Acting Public relations officer of Taraba command ASP, Reform Leha, confirmed the incident.
He said an investigation was on top gear with the view to tracking down the criminals.