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,”
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