JUST IN: Gunmen kill Taraba monarch inside palace

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Thursday night saw the tragic demise of Alhaji Abdulmutallib Sansani, a third-class Chief of Sansani Chiefdom in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State, at the hands of unidentified gunmen.

A town resident, who preferred not to be named due to the sensitive nature of the incident, revealed over the phone that the chief was fatally attacked around 10:25 pm, shortly after they prayed together.

“The gunmen trailed him to one of his houses outside the palace and killed him.

“He left the palace around 7pm after prayers and was killed a few hours later.

“We suspect that the gunmen were monitoring him. They trailed and killed him in one of his houses outside of the main palace,” the source said.

Details later…