Gunmen abduct Taraba council chairman, kill orderly


The chairman of Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, Boyi Manja, has been abducted by gunmen.
The tragic incident occurred yesterday when he was on Monday along the Takum-Wukari Highway in the state.
His police orderly was however, killed during the unfortunate incident.
Spokesperson of the Taraba state police command, Abdullahi Usman, confirmed the incident.
Usman said the police were combing the bushes to rescue chairman.
“The kidnappers mounted a checkpoint when they sighted his vehicle approaching, asked that the driver should open the trunk of the vehicle and in the process, those who laid ambush opened fire, killing his police orderly.
“The commissioner of police has ordered that those behind the act be arrested and the victim released unconditionally,”he said.


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