Police rescue 3 abducted oil workers in Edo


Three oil workers reportedly abducted on Tuesday, have been rescued unhurt by operatives of Edo Police Command.‎

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Ezike made the disclosure on Thursday in Benin when he received the management team of Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team was in his office to thank and appreciate the police for the prompt rescue of their staff.

The oil workers were reportedly kidnapped along Old-Benin Lagos road around Oluku in Edo while on their way to Lagos.

The police boss assured the management team from NPDC of adequate security to enhance the operations of the company in Edo.

NPDC Managing Director Alhaji Abubakar Mai-Bornu thanked the police for the prompt rescue of the workers.

“I am here to thank you and your team for the effort made towards the successful rescue of our colleagues.

“We saw them at the hospital; thank God they are hale and healthy,” he said. (NAN)