Gunmen kidnap five oil workers in Rivers
The victims were abducted within the Oil Mining Lease OML) 55 in Akuku Toru LGA of Rivers State.
Five oil workers were on Tuesday kidnapped by gunmen within the Oil Mining Lease (OML) -55 operated by an indigenous oil company, Belemaoil Producing Limited in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, a deputy superintendent of police, said gunboats had been deployed to trail the abductors, while assuring that the victims would be released unhurt.
“We are working with other sister agencies, especially the Nigerian Navy and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, to ensure they are released within record time,” the police said.
The workers were on the site of an ongoing seismic operations by Belemaoil when they abducted.Read more: Premium Times
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