Gunmen has abducted the Sum Pyem and paramount ruler of Gindri, Charles Mato, in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau on Sunday.
The abduction was confirmed by Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Maj. Ishaku Takwa, the military task force maintaining peace in the state.
Takwa told newsmen on Sunday in Jos that Mato was kidnapped from his residence at Gindiri.
He said troops of the task force had been mobilised to the area to conduct search and rescue.
“Troops of OPSH at Gyambus in Mangu have been mobilised to the area. They are on the trail of the kidnappers,’’ Takwa said.