The abduction of Mrs Abigail Gambo, wife of the Taraba State NLC Chairman, Mr Peter Gambo and Mr Emeka Okoronkwo, owner of Our Nation Bread company in Jalingo has been confirmed by the State Police Command.
The spokesperson of Police in the state, David Misal, confirmed the incident to NAN on Thursday in Jalingo.
Misal while speaking on the incident stated that they were abducted in their houses in the Magami area of Jalingo, the state capital at about 1:00 am on Thursday.
“It is confirmed that two people were kidnapped and one injured by gunmen in the early hours of Thursday in Jalingo,” he said.
The chairman of NLC who also confirmed the incident stated that he was shocked as they all scampered for safety.
“They whisked my wife away to an unknown destination after shooting sporadically in the compound.”
Gambo stated that he had submitted a written report to the police on the incident, he stated that the kidnappers are yet to request for ransom.
He further stated that the owner of the bakery, his neighbour, was also kidnapped.
NAN gathered that Okoronkwo’s security guard was shot in the leg during the incident and was receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Jalingo.
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