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Kidnapped Plateau PDP chairman rescued after  few hours 

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State, Jerry Fwankis, kidnapped at his residence in Tangur community of the Council Area by gunmen on Sunday evening has been rescued.

The State Publicity Secretary of the PDP, John Akans, confirmed the party chairman’s abduction in a short message sent to newsmen in Jos on Sunday.

Akans said, “We are deeply saddened by the tragic news reaching us on the abduction of Bokkos local government PDP Chairman Hon Jerry Fwankis by unknown gunmen.”

“This sad event occurred in the evening hours of Sunday at his residence Tangur Bokkos local government. Let us pray for his safety.”

The Spokesman for the Plateau state Police Command, Alabo Alfred, could not be reached immediately to comment on the incident when filling this report.

However, sources at the Command headquarters said the abducted chairman was rescued a few hours after the abduction, by the joint efforts of the police and local vigilantes who gave the kidnappers a hot chase.

The source said, “There is good news coming this night that the community’s vigilantes have rescued the PDP chairman with the help of the police and other security agents. That is the latest and cheering news on the abduction of the PDP chieftain.”

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