The Chairman of Ardo-Kola Local Government Council in Taraba State, Hon. Salihu Dovo, has been killed by his abductors.
Dovo was kidnapped by gunmen at his Jalingo residence in the early hours of Sunday.
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Hours after his abduction, the kidnappers reportedly called an official of the Local Government to announce the killing of the Local Government Council Chairman.
According to the source, the men who were about 20 in number came in through the fence of the house, attacked the security guards before gaining entrance into the main building.
The State’s Police public relations officer David Misal confirmed the development to newsmen.