Some suspected gunmen were reported to have attacked Muchalla, a town in Mubi North Local Government of Adamawa State, targeting the family house of the senator representing Adamawa North, Ishaku Abbo, kidnapped his nursing stepmother, Madam Rifkatu Ishaku and killed his uncle. An eye witness told Daily Sun, that the incident happened around 1:00 am on Saturday causing no small disquiet and unease in the usually quite village.
The eye witness said the gun-totting killers on arrival at the village, went straight for Senator Ishaku Abbo’s family house, abducted the senator’s nursing stepmother who was delivered of s baby 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 an alarm.
”Immediately, the gunmen opened fire on him causing his death and went away with the victim unchallenged.
The PPRO, Adamawa State police command, Sulaiman Nguroje, while confirming the incident said that the police had been deployed and were currently on the trail of 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 and arrest the suspects,” he said.
Senator Ishaku Abbo’s step mom kidnap, is a second-high profile kidnap in the state in just a period of one week.