July 19, 2024

Bandits abduct Taraba Dep. Governor’s aide in broad day light

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have kidnapped Bala Baba, the Personal Assistant to Taraba State Deputy Governor, Haruna Manu.

The incident was confirmed by a family source, The Nation reported.

Police spokesman in Taraba, ASP Reform Leha, while reacting to the incident, disclosed that investigations are already on to track the criminals and bring them to book.

A family source revealed that Mr. Bala was kidnapped at his Sabongari area residence in Jalingo Tuesday afternoon.

The source further added that Mr. Baba was abducted after the bandits opened fire at his residence. He said the operation lasted for about 30 minutes.

The kidnappers, who are yet to reach any member of his family, whisked Mr. Baba away, heading towards Gongon -Malik area of Jalingo, the source told Nation.