Gunmen Kidnap Taraba Lawmaker Bashir Mohammed

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

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.

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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.

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

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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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