Police Rescue Two US Embassy Staff Kidnapped

By Starrys Obazei | May 19, 2023.

The two members of staff of the United States Consulate in Nigeria who were kidnapped during the attack on their convoy at Ogbaru Local Government Area in Anambra State on Tuesday have been rescued by security operatives.

DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, the state police spokesman, disclosed this in a press statement to journalists in Awka, on Friday.

Although their names and identities were not disclosed, Ikenga said they were rescued unhurt by the joint security forces in the early hours of Friday.

“In the early hours of Friday, May 19, 2023, the joint security forces rescued unhurt the two remaining victims abducted during the attack on a US convoy on Atani/Osamela road in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.

“Operations are still ongoing and further details shall be communicated, please,” Ikenga added.

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