Nasarawa State All Progressives Congress (APC) President Philip Tatari Shekwo, who was kidnapped last night has been assassinated.
His body was found abandoned a few meters from his private residence in Anguwar Bukan-Sidi in the metropolis of Lafia on Sunday morning.
It was gathered that armed men armed with sophisticated weapons raided the President’s residence at around 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21. They opened fire on the door, forcing a policeman guarding the house to take cover, then went straight to Shekwolo’s room and whipped him away to an unknown destination.
Nasarawa State Police Command spokesman ASP Ramhan Nansel, who confirmed the kidnapping to reporters, said officers were immediately deployed to the scene, adding that police hired the men. armed in a shootout but managed to escape with the victim.