Dickson Imasogie, leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo South Senate district, has been kidnapped.
On Monday morning, Dickson was abducted along Agbor road.
When the gunmen struck, he was on his way to his farm.
Along with his driver and one other person in the vehicle, he was alleged to have been kidnapped.
Bello Kongtons, a spokesperson for the state command, said he has not yet been briefed.