The Special Adviser to the Nasarawa state Governor on Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development Mr John Mamman, has been abducted.

The unfortunate incidence occured despite the fact that residents of Nasarawa state are trying to grapple with the partial lockdown of the state following the outbreak of the coronavirus.

The chairman of Kokona Local government area, Saidu Kurki, revealed that Mr Mamman was whisked away Saturday night at about 8pm at his house in the Dari community of Kokona Local Government Area.

He said: “Mr Mamman alongside his friends were relaxing in his apartment when kidnappers invaded his house shooting sporadically in the air after which they whisked him away.”

ROYAL NEWS gathered that the abductors are yet to contact the family or government for any demand.