Gunmen Kidnap Nasarawa APC Chairman


By Igbawase Ukumba

Gunmen Saturday night kidnapped the Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Philip Tatari Shekwo, at his Kurukyo residence in Lafia, the state capital.

The state command’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Bola Longe, confirmed the incident to journalists in Lafia.

The police commissioner said gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the state APC chairman in Lafia around 11:00pm and whisked him away to an unknown destination.

He however stated that security agencies reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations in the state to ensure the safe release of the APC chieftain by his abductors.