Gunmen Kidnap Taraba Lawmaker Bashir Mohammed




Unknown gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped Barr. Bashir Mohammed, the member representing Nguroje Constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly.

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A family source who preferred anonymity said the Chairman House Committee on Information was picked up from his residence behind Dr Jalo Eid prayer ground in Jalingo at about 1:45 am.

The source also disclosed that during the operation which lasted for about three hours, there was no interference by any security operative to stop their operation.

Map of Taraba
A map of Taraba, a state in Nigeria’s North-East region.

As at the time of filing this report, the Police Public Relations Officer, David Misal is yet to confirm the abduction.

Bashir joins the list of Taraba lawmakers who have been kidnapped in recent years.

In January 2018, Hosea Ibi, a lawyer who represented Takum II Constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly, was found dead after he was abducted by gunmen on the 30th of December 2017.

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