Police confirm attack on Nasarawa lawmaker


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The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed an attack on a member of the state House of Assembly on Wednesday, Mr Samuel Tsebe.

Tsebe is representing Akwanga South state constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) of the command, Mr Ramhan Nansel, told NAN that the lawmaker reported the incident to the new Commissioner of Police, Mr Adesina Soyemi.

According to the PPRO, Tsebe had reported that he was attacked along Akwanga-Lafia road at about 10 a.m on Wednesday.

Nansel said that the commissioner of police deployed the anti-kidnapping unit to immediately comb the area and one suspect was arrested.

Tsebe had earlier told newsmen in Akwanga shortly after the attack that three of them (all state legislators) narrowly escaped assassination during the attack.

He explained that he was shot at while driving to Lafia from Akwanga in a row with his two other colleagues; Mr David Maiyaki…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper