Gunmen Abduct Former  Deputy Governor

A former Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Professor Onje Gye-Wado has been abducted by gunmen at his hometown in Gwagi community in Wamba Local Government of the state.

He was abducted in the early hours of Friday, at about 12:30 am.

The kidnappers were said to have scaled the fence of his home, gained entry to his house through one of the windows and whisked him away.


Meanwhile, the state police command has confirmed the incident through a press statement signed and made available to newsmen by its spokesperson, Ramhan Nansel.

The police assured that the command is making efforts to rescue the victim unhurt.