Taraba - Deputy Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Adamu Tanko Maikarfi, escaped an assassination attempt by unidentified gunmen on Saturday, Thisday reports.
The assassins were said to have tracked him down at his brother’s residence where he had gone on a visitat in Jalingo, the state capital.
Maikarfi, while talking about the assassination attempt, said he was lucky to have left his brother’s house before the arrival of the assailants. He said his brother’s wife, who is in a state of shock, was forced to look for him around the house along with the gunmen.
The attempt happened a week after the demise of the Speaker of the Taraba House of Assembly, Haruna Tokwa.
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