Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Sunday, invaded the residence of the chairman of the Taraba State chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congres (NLC), Peter Jediel and forcefully abducted him in the presence of his family members.
Jediel who doubles as the Chairman Health Workers Union Taraba State, was said to be kidnapped in his village in Sunkani, the Headquarters of Ardo Kola Local Government Area of Taraba state.
In a statement, State Chairman TEKAN/ECWA, Rev. Philip Micah Dopah confirmed the incident.
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He said the NLC boss was picked by the unknown gunmen at about 1:00am on Sunday.
The clergyman called for prayers for the quick and safe release of the abducted labour leader.
The acting Police Public Relations Officer in Taraba State, could not be reached as at the time of the report.