The Taraba Police Command on Sunday confirmed the abduction of a state legislator, Mr. Hosea Ibi by three unidentified gunmen. Ibi represents Takum 1 in the State House of Assembly. The command’s spokesman, Mr. David Misal said in Jalingo, the capital, that Ibi was kidnapped in Takum, his hometown Saturday night.
“I can confirm to you that the lawmaker was kidnapped last night in Takum.That is all I can tell you for now,” Misal said. The spokesman said the command has mobilised its men to Takum to rescue the lawmaker. Mr. Rimansikpe Tsokwa, a witness of the abduction, said that Ibi was abducted around 10 p.m on Saturday.