The member representing Takum 1, in the Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Hosea Ibi, who was recently kidnapped by unknown gunmen has been killed by his abductors. Ibi, was kidnapped on Saturday 31st December, 2017 at about 8 45pm in his house in Takum.

It was gathered that six men riding on a motorcycle on the 31st December, 2017 accosted the lawmaker at 8:45pm and took him to an unknown location. His lifeless body by was later found and those who found the body of said he might have been killed since two days ago.

The Taraba State police public relations officer (PPRO) ASP David Misal, who confirmed the incident to LEADERSHIP in a telephone interview said his abductors assassinated him two days ago. He noted that his dead body was found in a village called Kwari one kilometres away from Takum town.