The Chairman All Progressives Congress in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwor has been kidnapped by some gunmen who stormed his residence at 11pm on Saturday.
The gunmen stormed his residence at Bukan Sidi, in Lafia metropolis in their numbers and took the chairman to an unknown destination.
The State Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe who confirmed the incident to Journalists via a telephone interview, said
the command has deployed personnel to different forests in the state to ensure the safe release of the chairman.
Eyewitness who were at the vicinity of the incident, reports that there was a gun duel between the security forces and the kidnappers before the eventual abduction of the chairman.