The incident occurred at the wee hour of Wednesday.
According to Daily Trust Newspaper, two persons were shot in the process and they were admitted at Jos University Teaching Hospital for treatment.
The minister’s guard was later confirmed dead following injuries sustained in the attack.
Confirming the incident, the state police spokesperson, Gabriel Ubah, said a manhunt has been launched for the attackers.
“A team of detectives and intelligence officers have already commenced investigation and manhunt for the criminals,” he said.
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