PDP Chieftain in Plateau State Killed By Alleged Kidnappers

The people of Fobur District, Jos East Local Government Area of Plateau state has witnessed the murder of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate vying for councillorship position in the area. 

The PDP chieftain and another lady were said to have been killed by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers who invaded the community on Thursday night, June 24, The Punch reports.

The killing was confirmed on Friday, June 25, by the senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media on Protocol, Musa Ashoms, who commiserating with the families of the deceased and also lamented on the rate of killings that his constituents continue to suffer. 

Ubah Ogaba, the state police public relations officer who also confirmed the incident revealed that one person who was abducted was rescued by the police. 

Ogaba said two hunters lost their lives in the process of rescuing the abducted victim. 

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