5 aid workers abducted by Boko Haram regain freedom
Five aid workers abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in December have been released in Borno state.
The humanitarian workers, two females and three males, were abducted on December 22.
A gang of gunmen believed to be Boko Haram terrorists ambushed their convoy en route to Maiduguri from Monguno in Borno.
The victims are George Michael, International Organisation for Migration, (IOM); Jennifer Samuel of Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA); Arthur Chima, Solidarity International, Asabe Musa, ALIMA; and Adamu Ozeshi, Red Cross.
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A security source revealed to Premium Times that the victims arrived at the DSS office in Maiduguri at about 4 pm on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
“They are in good health and are being debriefed at our command in Maiduguri,” a security source said.
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