The Chairman of Ardo-Kola LGA of Taraba State, Salihu Dovo who was abducted on Sunday morning has been killed by his kidnappers.

According to sources, Mr Dovo’s residence was attacked by suspected gunmen in Sabon Gari, Jalingo at about 1 a.m and he was kindapped afterward.

Premium Times was informed that suspected gunmen reached out to an official of the Local Government to report that Mr. Dovo has been murdered. The whereabouts of his corpse was also given.


The source said; 

“They called an official of the Council to inform him of the killing, telling them to go and search for his corpse in the bush. 

“Members of the community went into the bush and started looking for his body and it was found not long ago. The body is being taken to town now. 

Confirming the incident, David Misal, a spokesperson of the Police Command disclosed that a suspect has been arrested.

Misal said; 

”As I am talking to you now, his corpse is deposited in the hospital.

“The command’s detectives had swung into action just as one suspect (has been) arrested.”