Unknown gunmen have abducted Suleiman Danbaba Ismail, a member of the Nasarawa Assembly representing Nasarawa Central State Constituency.
It was gathered that Danbaba was kidnapped on Saturday evening, while traveling to Jos, the Plateau State capital, for an official function.
Mohammed Omadefu, chairman, Nasarawa assembly committee on information, confirmed the development to The Nation.
He said the incident took place at the forest in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
According to Omadefu, the lawmaker had passed Andaha in Akwanga local government area of Nasarawa and heading to the forest area in Sanga local government area of Kaduna, when the kidnappers ambushed and whisked him away.
He added that the kidnappers have made contact with the assembly but are yet to make any demand.