Abbo’s uncle was attacked in his home state of Adamawa on Saturday, July 13, 2019 around 1 pm at Muchalla ward in Mubi North Local Government Area.
An eyewitness told Premium Times that the gunmen on arriving the area “went straight to senator Ishaku Abbo’s family house and abducted the senator’s nursing stepmother who delivered about 11 days ago.
“As they made their way with the victim, Abbo’s uncle came out of his room and on sighting the gunmen, raised alarm.
“Immediately, the gunmen opened fire on him leading to his death and they went away with the victim unchallenged. Right now the village is in mourning.”
The police, while confirming the incident, noted that “Our men from the IG rapid response team, in conjunction with men from anti-kidnapping unit, as well as men from homicide unit, have been deployed in order to rescue (the victim) and arrest the suspects.”