Gunmen kidnap wife of Taraba NLC Chairman


Abigail Peter, wife of the chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (Taraba state)  has been abducted by unknown gunmen.

The victim was abducted at the early hours of Thursday after gun wielding men stormed her residence shooting sporadically.

Confirming the incident, the NLC Chairman said he has made a written submission to the police on the incident.

He adds that the kidnappers are yet to make any demands.

Similarly, one Emeka Okoronkwo, a neighbour to the NLC Chairman was also kidnapped. In the process of abducting Okoronkwo, the gunmen shot his gateman in the leg.

The wounded victim is currently receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre Jalingo.

The state Police command is however yet to confirm the incident.

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