The People Democratic Party Chairman in Plateau State, Damishi Sango has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Punch reports that Mr. Sango, his son, driver, a prominent chieftain of the PDP in Plateau State were also abducted.
They were reportedly taken along Jere Road in Kaduna State around 2pm on his way to Abuja for the party’s National Convention scheduled for Saturday.
The gunmen forced the PDP chairman’s car to a stop, later abandoned the Jeep on the road and whisked him and his driver to an unknown destination, the report said.
The State Publicity Secretary of the PDP Plateau State John Akans,confirmed the incident and said investigations are ongoing to ensure safe release of Sango and his driver.
He said, “Yes, our chairman, Chief Damishi Sango, and five other persons, including his son, driver and a chieftain of PDP in Plateau State were kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Wednesday evening.
“It was the Police who called his family and intimated them of the incident because his son’s phone was seen inside the vehicle.”
“The kidnappers have not contacted the family or PDP members.”