The Commissioner, Nasarawa State Police Command, Bola Longe, has confirmed the development.
Gunmen have abducted the Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Philip Shekwor.
Mr Philip Shekwor was abducted in his home along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia.
He said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11pm and took him away to an unknown destination.
Longe said operatives had been deployed to rescue Shekwor.