The party chieftain was abducted alongside his son and three others on Thursday.
The Plateau State Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Damishi Sango, has been kidnapped on Thursday, December 7, 2017 while he was on his way to the party's December 9 national convention.
According to a report by Channels Television, the party chieftain was abducted alongside his son and three others in Jere, along the Kaduna/Abuja expressway.
The other victims who were abducted include another chieftain of the PDP, Emmanuel Mangnin, the chairman's driver and one other person.
The state Publicity Secretary of the party, John Akans, revealed that the five were kidnapped while they were in transit from Jos to Abuja in preparation for the party's national convention.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Tyopev Mathias, confirmed the incident and promised that the victims will soon be set free.
Sango served as Federal Minister of Sports between 1999 and 2001 under former President Olusegun Obasanjo.