The Commissioner of Police in the Nasarawa state, Bola Longe, says the abductors of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in the State, Alhaji Jibrin Giza, were yet to establish any contact with the victim’s family.
Longe who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lafia, said that the permanent secretary was abducted by gunmen from his residence at Shabu, a suburb of Lafia, at about 12:40am.
According to the CP, the DPO in the area had already mobilised some officers and men who are on the trail of the fleeing abductors and their victims.
Longe added that he had ordered the DCP Operations, Officer in Charge of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, OC Counter Terrorism and Commander Police Mobile Force 58 to comb the area to ensure the safe rescue of the victim and arrest of his abductors.
He also vowed that the command would not rest on its oars until the victim regains his freedom.