By: Ahmed Umar Gosol Taraba
The Chairman of Takum Local Government area of Taraba State Mr. Shiban Tikari was attacked by some unidentified gunmen along Dogon Gawa village in Takum Local Government of Taraba State.
Narrating the ordeal to Dandal Kura correspondent Shiban Tikari said he went to Dogon Gawa in company of the Army Commanding officer ninety three battalion in Takum Akinyole for survey of boundaries.
He explained that he was there with the C.O for them to deploy army to the boundaries in curtailing some high level of crimes around the axis.
He noted that while reaching the boundaries axis there was shooting in which he thought it was army clearing way, unfortunately it was attackers.
Shiban Tikari said in an attempt to resist the unidentified gunmen one mobile police officer corporal Dauda Garba was kill by the road side and his rifled was taken by the attackers while his corpse was deposited in the motuary.
Corporal Dauda Garba is an indigent of Karim Lamido in the state with sixtty seven Mopol in Takum.
The Takum chairman urged the Takum residents to remain calm as effort is ongoing to arrest the perpetrators.
Efforts to get from police public relations officer prove abortive at the time of filling this report.