Commotion As Gunmen Abduct APC Chairman In Nasarawa
Philip Shekwo, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, has been kidnapped.
The person was reportedly kidnapped by armed males.
Mr Shekwo was kidnapped within the early hours of Sunday, PREMIUM TIMES can reliably report.
Sources near the household stated the abductors got here in giant quantity and entered his Lafia residence via the fence.
They had been stated to have exchanged gunshots along with his safety element earlier than leaving the home.
They reportedly took some valuables and money earlier than leaving with the chairman.
The State Commissioner of Police, Dele Longe, confirmed the incident to journalists in Lafia, the state capital.
He stated Mr Shekwo was kidnapped from his Bukan Sidi residence round 11 p.m. on Saturday.
He additionally stated he has deployed the police to comb the varied forests and flashpoints within the state to make sure his launch.
Kidnappings of excessive profiled people have change into rampant in Lafia, the state capital and hometown of the Inspector Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu.