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TARABA: One dies in attack on APC chieftain’s convoy

Police in Taraba State have confirmed the death of one person in an attack on the convoy of Alhaji Adamu Mohammed, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ibi Local Government Area of the state.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, David Misal, said in an interview in Jalingo, yesterday, that the incident occurred at about 6p.m., Wednesday, at Mala village.

He added that three persons, critically injured in the attack, were on admission at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo.

The police spokesman gave the names of those injured as Abubakar Zaidu, 26; Ibrahim Abdulkadir 26, and Sahabi Manaja, 34.

He explained that Adamu, a former local council chairman, was earlier assaulted by some youths when he visited Dampar ward to fraternise with APC supporters over Christmas.

According to him, the situation in Dampar ward was, however, contained.

 


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