5 aid workers rescued from ISIS in Nigeria

Five workers from international non-governmental organisations providing humanitarian services who were abducted in North East Nigeria on 22 December 2019 have been rescued from the terrorists.

According to the news reports, the abducted workers were rescued by the operatives of Department of State Services from the captivity of the notorious terrorists in North-Eastern Nigeria on Wednesday evening.

The aid workers kidnapped by the Islamic State West Africa Province, known as ISWAP terrorists, and the organisations they were working for are Jennifer Samuel UKUMBONG (Alliance for International Medical Action, (ALIMA); Asabe Cletus MUSA, Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA); Adamu Auwal OZESHI; Arthur Ibojekwe CHIMA (Solidarity International), and George Danbaba MICHEAL (International Organisation for Migration, IOM).

The spokesperson of Department of State Services, Dr Peter Afunaya confirmed the development and added they were in good health and were being debriefed as appropriate.

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