Kidnapped Sierra Leonean Deputy High Commissioner Rescued by the Nigerian Police

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Nigerian Police Force Public Relations, Donald Awunah, confirmed the rescue yesterday of Deputy High Commissioner of Sierra Leone in Nigeria, Maj. Gen. Alfred Nelson William, who was kidnapped along Abuja- Kaduna last Friday.

Willliam was rescued by the police on Tuesday and has reunited with the High Commission and his family.

The Nigerian Police Public Relations stated that “The ambassador was released at about 16:00hrs along Abuja- Kaduna Road. Following credible intelligence and technical support, there was intense police activities on both land and air patrol within the area. The General is feasibly in good condition. The acting IGP, Ibrahim Idris, wishes to assure the members of the Diplomatic Corps and other foreign nationals of their safety and security in Nigeria.”

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