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Three oil workers kidnapped in Edo State regain freedom

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By Simon Ebegbulem

CRACK team of detectives attached to the Edo State Police Command have rescued three oil workers attached to the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).

The State Police Commissioner, Mr Chris Ezike who disclosed this yesterday to journalists, said the workers had been kidnapped along Old-Benin Lagos Road, around Oluku area of the state on their way to Lagos, last Tuesday.

Mr Ezike stated this when he received the management team of the NPDC who were in his office to show appreciation for the prompt rescue of their staff, a few hours after the abduction.

The police boss assured them of adequate security needed for their operation in Edo State.

The Managing Director of the company, Abubakar Sadeeg Mai-Bornu, expressed their appreciation to the police for the speedy manner at which the workers were rescued. “I am here to thank you and your team for the effort made towards the successful rescue of our colleagues; we saw them at the hospital. Thank God they are hale and healthy,” he stated.

 

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