18 February 2013

Nigeria: Jonathan Orders Rescue of Kidnapped Foreign Workers

President Jonathan, Monday, has ordered security agencies in th country to rescue the kidnapped foreign workers.

According to Reuben Abati, presidential spokesman, in a tweet, "Pres. Jonathan orders security agencies to rescue kidnapped foreign workers..."

Meanwhile, Police in Bauchi said four Lebanese, one Briton, a Greek citizen and an Italian were among those taken hostage by gunmen who stormed a construction site in Jama'are in Bauchi state as the assailants shot dead a security guard.

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