Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa lawmaker, Three others in Kaduna

Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa lawmaker, Three others in Kaduna
Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa lawmaker, Three others in Kaduna

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly representing Nasarawa Central State Constituency, Mr Ismail Danbaba, his driver and two others have been abducted.

Danbaba, who was travelling to Jos, Plateau State capital, for a workshop with his driver and two others, was abducted on Saturday night.

Mr Mohammed Omadefu, Chairman of Nasarawa State House of Assembly’s Information Committee, confirmed the incident in Lafia on Sunday.

According to him, the lawmaker was abducted near the forest along Akwanga/Jos road in Kaduna State’s Sanga Local Government Area.

He learned the legislator and two others in the vehicle had been ambushed and taken to an unknown destination.

Omadefu, who represents Keana State Constituency as a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), told our correspondent that the lawmakers’ abductors had already contacted the House, but they had not made any demands.

“Mr Ismail Danbaba, who represents Nasarawa Central in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, was kidnapped yesterday while he was travelling along Akwanga/Jos road in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State.”

When our correspondent contacted the Police Public Relation Officer, Nasarawa State Police Command, ASP Ramhman Nansel, he said the incident did not take place in Nasarawa State, so he would not comment.

Contact the Kaduna State Police Public Relations Officer.

“Nasarawa State command is unaware of any such incident.”

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