- Taraba state has lost one of its great sons, Anthony Danburam dies
- Danburam, who was a former commissioner of information and orientation, died on Saturday, January 23
- The deceased also served as a former speaker of the state House of Assembly
A former commissioner of information and reorientation in Tarba state, Anthony Danburm is dead.
The Nation reports that a family source who confirmed his death late on Saturday, January 23, said Danburam who has been sick for a while now finally gave up the ghost at exactly 7:45 pm at his residence in Jalingo, the state capital.
Legit.ng gathered that Danburam, before his demise, was a one time speaker of Taraba state House of Assembly and a member representing the Lau constituency in Taraba state House of Assembly, also former council chairman of Lau LG in the state.
According to the report, in 2015, late Damburam was appointed the commissioner of information and orientation by the Darius Ishaku-led administration.
He resigned his position as commissioner in 2019 and went to contest for the seat of a member of Lau state consistency but lost.
His death came barely a week, after the demise of the paramount ruler of Mbanga in Sardauna local government Area, Amb. Emmanuel Njiwah.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that men of the underworld on Thursday, January 14, kidnapped a former member of the Bauchi state House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi.
It was reported that Ningi's abduction was confirmed on Friday, January 15, by the spokesman of the police command in the state, DSP Ahmed Wakili.
The police PPRO noted that the kidnappers seized Wakili's vehicle at gunpoint and drove away with him in their own car.
In another report, a member representing the Nguroje constituency in the Taraba House of Assembly, Bashir Mohammed became a victim of kidnapping which had been on the rise in recent times.
It was reported that the lawmaker was kidnapped from his house behind the SSS office area of Jalingo at about 1.30 am Wednesday, December 9, by heavily armed gunmen.
The gunmen who were more than ten in number and heavily armed with assorted weapons invaded the house at about 1.30 am and engaged the area in a sporadic shooting that lasted for over 45 minutes before kidnapping the lawmaker.
According to the report, a source said none of the family members was hurt, adding that the kidnappers forced the lawmaker into one of the two vehicles used by them.
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