Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in the early hours of Wednesday abducted Bashir Mohammed,  the member representing Nguroje State Constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly,

An aide to the lawmaker told our source on the phone that his Bosss was kidnapped around 1 am in his house in Jalingo.

According to the aide, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said  Mohammed had called the police upon noticing suspicious movements around his house, but the police arrived late.

“They invaded the house around 12 am and oga called the police immediately on sensing danger, but it took the police about one hour to arrive.

He said, “The gunmen, who shot continuously, operated in the area for over one hour before taking him away around 1 am,”.

DSP David Misal,  The state Police Public Relations Officer,  when reached on phone did not take his calls.

N EWSNAIJA learned Mohammed is the Chairman of the House Committee on Information and this is making the second time in three years that a member of the state House of Assembly will be kidnapped.

In  2017, a  member representing Takum 1 Constituency,  identified as Hosea Ibi, was kidnapped and killed by his abductors.