Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Nasarawa chapter, Mr Philip Schekwo, who was kidnapped last night, has been assassinated.
His lifeless body was found a meter away from his house a few minutes ago.
Schekwo hailed from Toto local government area of Nasarawa.
REPUBLICAN had reported Shekwo’s kidnap in the late hours of Saturday.
The Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Dele Longe, confirmed his kidnap earlier on Sunday.
He was Commissioner for Commerce and Industries during the first tenure of former Governor Tanko Al-Makura.
Governor Abdullahi Sule, his deputy Dr Emmanuel Akabe as well as the Senator representing Nasarawa south, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and other government officials have visited the scene of the incident.