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Gunmen Kidnap Permanent Secretary In Taraba

The Permanent Secretary in Taraba State Ministry of Water Resources, Mrs. Susana Jonathan, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in the early hours  of May 5, 2019.

Jonathan was reportedly kidnapped at her residence around the ATC area of Jalingo at about 2:17 am.

According to reports, the residents of the area said the gunmen stormed the house and shot fiercely in the air before taking her away to an unknown destination.

However, the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP David Misal, confirmed the incident saying “From the intelligence report we have received, the woman is nowhere to be found, but we are yet to receive any official report regarding the incident.

“We want to call on the public not to be afraid of reporting any security threat promptly to security agencies to enable us take proactive measures,”

READ ALSO: Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Taraba Varsity Deputy Registrar

It can be recalled that the  abduction of Jonathan came  barely five days after the Deputy Registrar of the Taraba State University Jalingo, Mr. Sanusi Sa’ad, was kidnapped in his house in the university’s quarters


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