The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress in Nassarawa State, Phillip Shekwor has been abducted by unknown gunmen.
It was gathered that the gunmen stormed his residence at 11pm on Saturday.
The gunmen reportedly stormed Shekwor's residence at Bukan Sidi, in Lafia metropolis in their large numbers and abducted the chairman to an unknown destination.
A source, at the vicinity of the incident, revealed that there was a gun duel between the security forces and the kidnappers before the eventual abduction of the chairman.
According to the Commissioner of Police Bola Longe, the force has reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations in the state to ensure the safe release of the chairman.