The Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Jalingo and Principal State Counsel, Taraba State Ministry of Justice, Zainab Kishimi has been reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen. According to report, she was abducted at her residence on 30th January, 2020.
The statement issued by the NBA Jalingo branch reads:
We were today confronted with the sad news of the abduction of Zainab Kishimi Esq by kidnappers at around 8:00pm on the 30th January, 2020 from her residence behind Central Bank Headquarters, Jalingo, Taraba State.
Zainab Kishimi who is the Vice Chairperson of the Nigerian Bar Association, Jalingo Branch is a Counsel with the Ministry of Justice, Taraba State and a Principal State Counsel for that matter.
She is a staunch member of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida), Taraba State Chapter and was even the past Chairperson of her Electoral Committee.
It is indeed a rude shock to all of us here at the Bar as we felt this unfortunate incidences of kidnapping has been nipped to the bud following the killings of many of them by local hunters recruited by the State Government.
We use this opportunity to call on the state government to rise to the occasion in seeing that this ugly incidences of kidnapping is finally laid to rest.
For Zainab Kishimi, may the Almighty Allah(SWT) never give your abductors rest until you are released.