An aspirant for House of Assembly for Qua’an Pan South State Constituency of Plateau State under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections Hon. Na’anyil Magdalene Dakogol has been kidnapped.
It was gathered that Hon. Dakogol was abducted in the early hours of Thursday, May 26, the day her party conducted the primaries.
The victim was on her way to meet with delegates of the party ahead of the primaries scheduled to hold in Kwalla town of Qua’an Pan LGA, when she was kidnapped.
“The Honourable was to see a delegate on Wednesday but they gave her 5:30 am of Thursday for her to meet them,” a source from the area said.
“She left alongside her brother to Goeragas and they could not locate the house, her brother came down of the car and went into the community to make inquiry. He left her inside the car, but to his greatest shock did not see her when he came back. Her phones were all inside the car but he could not see her.” the source added.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Ubah Gabriel, who confirmed the development, said the commissioner of police had sent tactical team to rescue the victim.
When contacted, the leadership of the party in the state, said they were also shocked when they heard the news of her kidnapped.
The young politician is one among the four aspirants contesting to be a Member of the 10th Assembly in the Plateau State House of Assembly come 2023 general elections.