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Gunmen abduct Nasarawa lawmaker

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A lawmaker of the Nasarawa Assembly representing Nasarawa Central State Constituency, Hon Ismai Danbaba, has been abducted by gunmen.

NewsWireNGR learnt he was kidnapped on Saturday evening, May 29, while traveling to Jos, Plateau state for an official function.

Confirming the abduction, Chairman, Nasarawa Assembly Committee on Information, Hon Mohammed Omadefu, said the incident took place at the forest in Sanga local government area of Kaduna.

According to him, the lawmaker 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), added that the kidnappers have made contact with the Assembly but were yet to make any demand.

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