By Sadiya Hamza
New York- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, says he is deeply delighted by the release of two United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) contractors, who were abducted in Zalingei, Central Darfur, Sudan, on Jan. 29.
Ban in a statement on Sunday in New York, commended the efforts made by UNAMID.
He expressed his appreciation to the governments of Sudan and Russia in securing the release of the two contractors.
The UN chief said that he was relieved that the contractors would reunite with their families and loved ones after 128 days in captivity.
The Secretary-General underscores the importance of UNAMID’s work for the people of Darfur.
He called on the Government of Sudan to launch a full investigation into the abduction.(NAN)