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Kidnappers demand N150million ransom for Taraba Lawmaker

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The kidnappers of Bashir Muhammed, the Taraba State House of Assembly member who was abducted on Wednesday, have demanded a ransom of N150 million.

Muhammed, who represents Nguroje constituency in Sardauna local government area of the state, was abducted in his resident in Jalingo

It was gathered that negotiation is still on between Muhammed’s family and the kidnappers.

Daily Trust reports that Muhammed has pleaded with the leadership of Taraba House of Assembly and the state government to meet the demand of his abductors to save his life.

Members of the Assembly, according to a source, have met with Governor Darius Ishaku over the issue.

The outcome of the meeting is, however, not disclosed.

Meanwhile, the state government has ban the use of motorcycles in Jalingo and its environ.  The governor’s spokesperson, Illiya Bikye, in a statement, said the ban was as a result of the growing activities of criminals, who used motorcycles to perpetuate crimes.

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