Gunmen on Saturday night stormed the residence of Nasarawa All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman, Philip Shekwor along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia and kidnapped him.
Police Commissioner Bola Longe confirmed the incident on telephone.
He said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11pm and took him away to an unknown destination.
Longe stated that security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure safe release of the APC chieftain.
The kidnappers were yet to establish contact with members of the APC chieftain as at the time of filing this report.