Gunmen kidnap APC chairman in Nasarawa as bandits kill PDP chieftain in Katsina

Gunmen kidnap APC chairman in Nasarawa as bandits kill PDP chieftain in Katsina

<p class="">Philip Shekwo, the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been abducted by armed men.</p>

<h1>Shekwo was reported to have been kidnapped in the early hours of Sunday, November 22, 2020. </h1>

<p class="">According to Premium Times, kidnappers came in large number and entered his Lafia residence through the fence.</p>

<p class="">The gunmen, who took some valuables and cash reportedly exchanged gunshots with security operatives before leaving with the party chairman.</p>

<p class="">While confirming the incident, the State Commissioner of Police, <strong>Dele Longe,</strong> said Shekwo was kidnapped from his residence around 11 pm on Saturday, November 21, 2020. </p>

<p class="">The police boss said he has deployed the police to comb the various forests and flashpoints in the state to ensure his release.</p>

<p class="">Meanwhile, <strong>Alhaji Lawal Dako</strong>, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sabuwa Local Government Area of Katsina State, who was shot by bandits on Sunday, November 8, 2020, has died.</p>

<p class="">Dako reportedly died on Friday, November 20, 2020, as a result of the injuries he sustained when bandits shot at him.</p>

<p class="">The party chairman died shortly after he was rushed to the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria.</p>

<p class="">According to the Katsina state Chairman of the party, <strong>Alhaji Salisu Majigiri</strong>, the bandits also killed the granddaughter of the slain party council chairman.</p>

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