Bashir Mohammed, a member of the Taraba house of assembly, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
The lawmaker represents Nguroje constituency at the assembly. He was reportedly abducted by gunmen about 1:00am on Wednesday in Jalingo, Taraba state capital.
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Mohammed was reportedly kidnapped from his home which is close to an office of the Department of State Services (DSS).
It was gathered that the gunmen conducted their operation under a continuous hail of gunfire which lasted for more than 45 minutes.
It was also gathered that no member of Mohammed’s family was hurt in the process.
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The lawmaker is currently the spokesman for the Taraba assembly.
The spokesman of the police command in Taraba, David Misal, has said they are making efforts to rescue the spokesman.