JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap PDP state chairman ahead of party convention

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The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau state Hon. Damishi Sango has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

New Telegraph reports that the former minister of sports was abducted on Wednesday, December 6, along Abuja-Jos Road.

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According to family sources, the PDP chairman was on his way to attend the party’s national convention scheduled for Saturday, December 9.

John Akans who is the publicity secretary of the party confirmed the incident.

He said the former minister left Jos around 2pm on his way to Abuja when the gunmen forced him to stop. They whisked him and his driver away while abandoning the jeep he was travelling in.

The party spokesperson condemned the act and called on security agencies to see to the safe return of the state party chairman.

NAIJ.com had reported that Ayo Arise, the senator who represented Ekiti North district between 2007 and 2011 on the platform of the PDP at the National Assembly, was kidnapped on Sunday, December 3.

Arise was reported to have been abducted on his way to Abuja from Akure by a very close and reliable source, The Sun reports.

The kidnappers are said to have contacted his family and demanded a ransom of N80m.

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Source: Naija.ng

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