FORMER Minister of Sports Damishi Sango was kidnapped yesterday on the Jos-Abuja Road, according to family sources. He was on his way to Abuja.
Sango, a serial governorship aspirant, is the current Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State. He was reportedly on his way to the PDP national convention that holds in Abuja on Saturday.
The 67-year-old was President Olusegun Obasanjo first Minister for Sports, from June 1999 to January 2001.
He was succeed by Ishaya Mark Aku who died in the EAS air crash in Kano on 4 May 2002 with 69 other people.
Aku was on his way to Lagos to watch a friendly between the Super Eagles and Kenya’s Harambee Stars.