The Command’s spokesman, SP Kennedy Idirisu, told newsmen on Monday in Lafia that the politician was abducted by gunmen from his Lafia residence around Tudun Kauri at about 8:00pm on Sunday.
Idirisu said that the Police responded immediately the report was made by trailing the suspects and later found the victim’s car along Obi-Awe road.
He said the Police was working to ensure that the victim was rescued and also stem the tide of kidnapping in the state.
“We have deployed our men to comb the area where the victim’s car was found and we are also gathering intelligence that would lead to his rescue,” he said.
The spokesman appealed to the public to always report suspicious movements in their areas to security agencies for prompt action.