By: Willy Punvwet
The Nasarawa State Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Philip Tatari Shekwor has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
The state APC’s Boss was picked at his residence at about 10.00pm last night.
Sources, told newsmen in Lafia that, a large number of gunmen stormed the Hon. Phili’s house and that, gunshots were heard sporadically before the APC Chairman was whisked away by his assailants.
The State Commissioner of Police, CP, Me Bola Longe, who confirmed the kidnapped of the APC Chairman in a telephone interview with newsmen explain that, a high number of Police men have been drafted to comb the surrounding bushes in the aim of arresting the suspects.
According to the State Police Boss, the State APC Chieftain was picked up at his residence by yet to be identified gunmen at about 10.00pm.
Meanwhile, our correspondence in Lafia reports that, hither to the kidnapped of the APC Chairman, sporadic gunshots were heard in Bukansidi area of Lafia metropolis which lasted for a while.