Taraba state has been thrown into mourning following the death of one of the lawmaker’s of the state’s House of Assembly.
Mr Hosea Ibi before his untimely death represented the Takum II Constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly.
The lawmaker was abducted by gunmen in December 2017 and was held hostage until his lifeless body was discovered in a refuse dump in the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr David Misal, on Monday in the state capital said that the lawmaker’s corpse had been found.
Misal, who said the corpse was found in Takum Local Government Area of the state, noted that the lawmaker must have died about three days before his body was discovered.
The State Police Command had earlier confirmed Ibi’s abduction by unknown individuals on December 31, 2017, in Takum where he was to usher in the New year.