Report reaching Blueprint indicates that some Gunmen on Monday evening, abducted the chairman of the Governing Board of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Mohammed Abubakar.
According to Daily Nigerian, family source confirmed the abduction and said Mr Abubakar was kidnapped alongside his daughter while traveling to Abuja.
His driver was reportedly shot dead on the spot even as assailants shot sporadically at moving vehicles.
The Nigeria Police are yet to confirm the latest incident.
However, the country’s Police Force recently announced a major advancement recorded in the fight against kidnappers in that area.