Some unknown gunmen struck today at Muchalla ward in Mubi North Local Government of Adamawa State, killing embattled Senator Elisha Abbo’s uncle and also abducted his nursing stepmother.
The abducted stepmother of the senator spotted in a video slapping a nursing mother days ago in Abuja, had given birth about 11 days ago according to family members. An eyewitness told newsmen;
“They went straight to senator Ishaku Abbo’s family house and abducted the senator’s nursing stepmother who delivered about 11 days ago. As they made their way with the victim, Abbo’s uncle came out of his room and on sighting the gunmen, raised alarm.
“Immediately, the gunmen opened fire on him leading to his death and they went away with the victim unchallenged. Right now the village is in mourning.”
The Adamawa State Police Command also confirmed the incident, stating that policemen have been deployed and are currently on the trail of the assailants. Police spokesman in the state, Sulaiman Nguroje said;
“Our men from the IG rapid response team, in conjunction with men from anti-kidnapping unit, as well as men from homicide unit, have been deployed in order to rescue (the victim) and arrest the suspects.”