JUST IN: Gunmen abduct Nasarawa lawmaker
A member of the Nasarawa Assembly, representing Nasarawa Central State Constituency, Hon Ismail Danbaba, has been kidnapped.
Danbaba was abducted on Saturday evening while traveling to Jos, Plateau state for an official function.
Nasarawa Assembly Committee Chairman, on Information, Hon Mohammed Omadefu confirmed the development on Sunday.
He said the incident took place at the forest in Sanga local government area of Kaduna state.
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He explained the kidnapped legislator had passed Andaha in Akwanga local government area of Nasarawa State heading to the forest area in Sanga local government area of Kaduna when the kidnappers ambushed and whisked him away.
Omadefu, who represents Keana state constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said the kidnappers have made contact with the Assembly but were yet to make any demand.