Gunmen Go Wild, Kidnap And Kill Taraba Local Government Chairman

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Hon. Salihu Dovo, the Council Chairman Ardo-kola local government area Taraba, has been killed by gunmen be kidnappers.

The council boss’ nephew, Timothy Aminu, who attempted obstruct his also killed in the attack on Sunday.

Taraba Command, DSP David Misal, confirmed the incident The at Jalingo Federal Medical Centre Mortuary.

He said the gunmen invaded the deceased’ residence located at the Sabon-Gari area Jalingo at about 1am on Sunday, sporadically for over 30 minutes before abducting the council boss.

He said Dovo dragged by the gunmen, who headed towards the River Lamurde, the border between Jalingo and Ardo-Kola local government areas.

According to the PPRO, local vigilantes and trailed the gunmen, who shot the victim on noticing they could not escape with him.

He said the gunmen dumped his corpse in Nahuta village across the river Lamurde boundary between Ardo-Kola and Jalingo council areas.

The PPRO confirmed Aminu, who attempted to block the roads to of the council boss, also killed.

The said arrests have been made over the incident.

“We have made some arrests and I can assure you the killers of the council boss and his nephew would be brought to book,” he assured.

The remains of the council boss and his nephew have been deposited at Federal Medical Centre Mortuary Jalingo.