Gunmen seize Taraba’s female permanent sec
Unknown gunmen in the early hours of yesterday captured the Permanent Secretary, Taraba Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Suzzy Nathan, from her Jalingo home.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the state command, DSP David Misal, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), confirmed the development to newsmen in the capital
He said the force was up and doing to establishing if it was a kidnapping, since no contact had been made.
“The police were not alerted on time about the incident, but the permanent secretary is missing. So, we are using our intelligence to ascertain whether it is a case of kidnapping,” he clarified
The assailants, according to a resident who pleaded anonymity, came to victim’s residence at Kasuwan Mbera Area of Jalingo at about 2:17 a.m., forcefully opened the gate and threatened to shoot anyone who tried to stop them from ‘abducting’ their target.