The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state, Philip Shekwo who was abducted by armed men has been found dead.
Recall that WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that armed men abducted Shekwo from his residence in Lafia, the state capital of Nasarawa on Saturday night.
According to report, the armed men exchanged gunfire with the security detail attached to the APC chairman before whisking him away.
Reacting to the development, police commissioner in the state, Bola Longe confirmed the incident.
Longe had stated his men were combing forests and flashpoints to ensure that Shekwo is rescued.
But on Sunday, the spokesman of Nasarawa police command, Raman Nansel disclosed that Shekwo had been killed.
“We discovered his corpse today and it has been taken to the morgue for post mortem examination,” he told.
“Investigation has begun. We are determined to unravel the cause of the incident.”