The Permanent Secretary of the Nasarawa State Ministry of Works, Jibrin Giza, has been abducted.
According to the Commissioner of Police in the state, Bola Longe, stated that Mr Giza was abducted on Sunday, February 16, 2020 around 12:30 am by gunmen from his resident in Shabu, a suburb of Lafia.
The Police Chief added that the gunmen stormed the resident by shooting into the air and gained access into the residence when one of them scaled the fence and forced the gateman who had only a cutlass for a weapon to open the gate.
Longe added that the police have launched a manhunt for the abductors.
The kidnappers are yet to contact Mr Giza’s family and have not made known their demands.