Masked security operatives have kidnapped Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West, from the hospital where he was receiving treatment.

According to eyewitnesses, the masked security men forced the lawmaker, who was on the hospital bed, into an unmarked vehicle and drove him to an undisclosed location.

The Nigeria Police laud siege on his Abuja residence for eight days, before the senator turned himself in, and was hospitalized due to ill health