Unidentified gunmen have abducted a two-term former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Friday Sani Makama alongside an unspecified number of persons from a hotel in Abuja.
Makama who represented Igalamela-Odolu State constituency on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was kidnapped on Thursday, at the Hilltop hotel in Tugun Maga village, Zuba area of the Federal Capital Territory.
The hotel Manager, Mr. Adejoh Maquile informed a relative of Makama, Prince Frederick Adejoh, and others in a distress call, about the attack.
The heavily armed men shot sporadically into the air to scare away the security men and kidnapped the owner of the hotel and the guests.
According to the hotel manager, there were signs of blood on the ground but he could not identify who amongst the victims sustained the injury.
It is yet to be determined if the gunmen are kidnappers and the motive behind the attack. Tunga Maje situated on the Abuja-Kaduna highway, is notorious for gunmen attacks.