Kidnapped Nasarawa APC chairman, Philip Shekwo, found dead


The Nasarawa State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Philip Shekwo, who was kidnapped by some unknown gunmen in his residence in Lafia, the state capital on Saturday, has been found dead.

Mr Bola Longe, Commissioner of Police in the state, confirmed the death of the APC chieftain to reporters on Sunday in Lafia.

According to him, the body of Shekwo was found in an area near his house in Lafia on Sunday.

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The Police Commissioner said the corpse has been evacuated to the Dalhatu Araf specialist hospital while no suspect has yet been arrested over the kidnapping or murder.

Longe had earlier confirmed that the APC chairman was abducted from his residence in Bukan-Sidi, Lafia around 11 p.m. on Saturday.


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