Niger Commends Security over Rescue of Kidnapped Chinese Men


Laleye Dipo in Minna

The Niger State government, has commended the rescue of seven kidnapped Chinese nationals by operatives of the Nigerian Airforce.
The rescued Chinese nationals were abducted from Ajata Aboki mining sites in Shiroro Local Government of the state last June and were taken into hiding since then.
The nation’s top security operatives announced the rescue of the Chinese nationals on Saturday, saying they had been taken to a medical facility for medical attention.
A statement by the Niger State Commissioner for Internal Security and Humanitarian Affairs, quoted Governor Abubakar Sani Bello as rejoicing over the feat performed by men of the Nigeria Airforce.
“His Excellency, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, commended the courage and effort of the Commander and men of 271 NAF Detachment for the excellent operation. He specifically applauded the inspirational leadership style and acumen of the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, under who’s command the NAF,…

Source: Thisday Newspaper