By: Chris Nyamtu
The Council Chairman Of Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa Mr. Safiyanu Iss Andaha has been kidnapped by gunmen.
Confirming the incident, Special Adviser to the Nasarawa State Governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Mr Haruna Kassimu said Mr Safiyanu Isa was abducted at Ningo village on the Akwanga – Andaha road in the Akwanga Local government area of the state along with one Alhaji Adamu Custom at about 8:30 in the evening of January 1st, 2024.
He noted that security agencies had responded swiftly by chasing after the gunmen who forcefully fled with the council chairman to an unknown destination.
In a telephone interview, the State Police Public Relations Officer DSP Ramhan Nansel said the police in collaboration with other security agencies were on the trail of the kidnappers to ensure the release of the council chairman and the other victim.