Gunmen have abducted the Chairman of the Kogi State Miners Association, Yunusa Oruma, from his residence at Ankpa Local Government Area of the state.
A brother of the victim, Prince Oruma, told Daily Trust yesterday that the incident occurred on Sunday night.
According to him, his brother was relaxing in his house when gunmen numbering eight invaded the place at about 8pm and began shooting sporadically.
He said the gunmen in the process seized his brother and drove away with him, adding that there has been no information on the incident.
He said the matter has been reported to the police and other security agencies in Ankpa, appealing for concerted efforts to secure release of the victim.
When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer of the Kogi Command, William Aya, confirmed the incident, adding that efforts were on-going by its men to rescue the victim.