Abductors of Niger Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Sani Mohammed Idris have demanded N500 million ransom for his release
He was abducted on Monday around 1am at his hometown in Tafa local government area.
The Commissioner is said to always frequent his hometown to visit his farm and family.
He was said to have been abducted in his house in Baban Tunga.
A State security meeting presided by Deputy Governor Ahmed Ketso has been on since morning.