Two Taraba chairmen escape death in separate attacks

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Justin Tyopuusu, Jalingo

The chairman of Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State, Daniel Adi; and his Takum counterpart, Shiban Tikari on Sunday escaped death in two separate attacks at different locations in the state.

Adi told our correspondent on phone that he came under attack from suspected Fulani herdsmen around Gidin Dorowa town in Wukari council.

According to him, some suspected Fulani herdsmen had, on Saturday evening, killed a Tiv man in his farm at a village close to Gidin Dorowa and that upon receipt of the information, he mobilised his security team to the area.

“On sighting me and the security team which was made up of the Police and Civil Defense corps, they opened fire, but the security overpowered them and they took to their heels.

“It was in the course of pursuing them that we apprehended three Fulani men who later confessed that they were called for…



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