BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Senator Abbo’s Uncle, Kidnap Nursing Stepmother
Gunmen have murdered the uncle to Ishaku Abbo, the senator seen recently in a video assaulting a nursing woman.
The assailants also kidnapped Mr Abbo’s nursing stepmother during the attack in his home state of Adamawa on Saturday.
Police and locals stated that the attack took place in Muchalla ward in Mubi North Local Government of Adamawa State.
The lawmaker’s stepmother gave birth about 2 weeks ago, family and friends said.
According to PREMIUM TIMES, Locals stated that the incident happened around 1 p.m.
An eyewitness said the gunmen on arriving at the area, “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 witness said.
When contacted the police spokesman in the state, Sulaiman Nguroje, also confirmed the incident.
He said the police have been deployed and are currently pursuing the assailants.
“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,” he said.