Breaking: Benue Commissioner kidnapped

Gunmen have kidnapped Benue state Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Matthew Abo. 

The Ukum local government-born commissioner was kidnapped during thevearly hours of Sunday at his residence in Zaki-Biam. 

The gunmen who came on four motorcycles, reportedly ordered everyone in the house, including the commissioner’s wife and children to lie face down and took him away to an unknown destination on one of the motorcycles.

Eyewitness also revealed that the abductors compelled the commissioner at gun point to sit behind the rider of one of the motorcycles while a gunman sandwiched him.

The Special Adviser on Security to the Governor Chief Joe Har confirmed the incident on Monday.