Gunmen Abduct Commissioner In Nasarawa

Gunmen Abduct Commissioner In Nasarawa

By Daily Post Nigeria on August 16, 2022
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Unknown gunmen have abducted Alhaji Lawal Yakubu, the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Nasarawa State.

Alhaji Lawal Yakubu

A source, who is a resident of Nasarawa Eggon, confirmed to Daily Post that the Commissioner was trailed to his house by the gunmen.

He said the bandits took their victim to an unknown destination between the hours of 8:45 and 9 p.m., on Monday, August 15, 2022.

According to him, following the abduction of the Commissioner, “residents of the area were thrown into confusion as a result of sporadic gunshots by the abductors numbering about ten.

“They took the commissioner away on a motorcycle.”

Ramhan Nansel, the State Police Public Relations Officer, explained that the detail about the kidnap of the commissioner was sketchy and that he was still awaiting full information on the incident.


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