Lawmaker Kidnapped, Killed In Taraba

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Tension in Takum

Kidnapped Taraba  lawmaker’s body has been found. Mr. Hosea Ibi, member representing Takum I in Taraba State House of Assembly, was kidnapped on December 30, 2017. However, he was found dead at the old site of SCC (Kwari) along Takum Kashimbila Road in Takum Local Government Area of the state yesterday.

The body of the lawmaker was found 16 days after he was kidnapped by unknown gunmen from his house, opposite Ada Barracks in Takum, the headquarters of Takum Local Government Area of the state.

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However, the Police Public Relations Officer Taraba State Command, ASP David Mishar has confirmed the incidence. Likewise, he added that the lawmaker’s body was found within the old premises of SCC Camp along Takum to Kashimbila federal road. Also, eyewitnesses in Takum town revealed that the body was decomposing at the time it was found. Meanwhile, there is tension in Takum, home town of the dead lawmaker. The youths are expressing anger with security agents for not making enough efforts to rescue the kidnapped lawmaker. Residents are afraid that the anxiety of the youths might extend to innocent citizens within the area. The sources also called on the security agents to take proactive measures to avert any break down of law and order.

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