Suspected kidnappers have abducted the Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kaduna State, Alhaji Shu'abu Lauje and his daughter, Sadiya.
Sources said that Lauje and his daughter were abducted at about 1:30 am Thursday.
The sources said that the kidnappers who were heavily armed invaded Lauje's home located on Kwanar Zango along the Zaria - Kaduna expressway and abducted the two persons.
"The APC chieftain was taken away alongside with the daughter. The incident took place at about 1:30am in the early hours of today (Thursday) at his Zaria road residence along the Zaria - Kaduna expressway," the sources added.
The kidnappers are yet to get in touch with the family of their victims to ask for ransom.
The Kaduna State Police Command confirmed the incident.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Mohammed Jalige said efforts were on top gear to rescue the APC chieftain and his daughter whom he gave her name as Sadiya Shu'abu.
"Yes, the Vice Chairman of the APC in Kaduna State, Shu’aibu idris Lauje and his daughter, Sadiya Shu’aibu were kidnapped in the early hours of Thursday.
"Efforts are on top gear towards apprehending the culprits and rescuing of the victims," he said.