Unknown armed men have kidnapped the wife of Benue Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Ann Unenge, in Makurdi the state capital.
Unenge was taken captive around 6 pm on Thursday, The Nation reports.
She had only returned from Daudu town where she went to visit her parents before she was waylaid.
Her vehicle, a Toyota Highlander, was reportedly taken away by the gunmen.
The gunmen reportedly shot indiscriminately into the air to scare away passersby before driving the victim away.