5 abducted members of Maritime Workers Union, others regain freedom

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LAGOS – Eight Nigerians, among them five members of the Workers of Nigeria (MWUN) kidnaped by gunmen in Rivers waters on Monday have regained their freedom.

The release of the abducted travellers,  which occurred on evening is sequel to the intervension of the -General of Nigerian Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh and other stakeholders.

The DG of NIMASA broke the news after a phone conversation with the President-General of the Workers Union of Nigerian (MWUN), Comrade Adewale Adeyanju at about 8:15pm on Saturday, according to statement released by Edward Osagie, assistant of Public Relations, NIMASA.

The abductees are believed to be in good physical condition and the MWUN President General is expected to provide detailed report on the incidents surrounding the abduction early next week.

The eight persons were travelling to from Kula area in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area, before the gunmen abducted them at the Kula-Abonnema waterway.