Gunmen men on Saturday night stormed the residence of
Nasarawa All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman,
Philip Shekwor along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia and kidnapped him.
Police Commissioner Bola Longe confirmed the incident on telephone to The Nation.
He said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed
the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11pm and took him away to an unknown destination.
Longe stated that security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure safe release of the APC chieftain.
The kidnappers were yet to establish contact with members of the APC chieftain as at the time of filing this report.