Seven Nigerian Navy officers have been abducted in Edo State. While travelling to Delta from Kaduna, the security personnel were abducted.
The Shauntv learned that five of the sailors were rescued by the police.
According to reports, the officers were abducted on Sapele-Warri road from a Naval Base in Kaduna state.
“They were on their way to Navy Engineering College, Sapele in Delta State,” a source said.
On the basis of intelligence reports, policemen from the Edo State Command rescued five of the officers while two others remain missing.
SP is the spokesperson for State Command. Kotongs Bello, confirmed the report, but refused to elaborate.
Five have been rescued, and two more have yet to be rescued. He said that was the only one he knew at the moment.
Nigeria is currently experiencing high levels of insecurity, including attacks against security operatives.
Islamic State in West Africa Province released images of soldiers allegedly abducted in Yobe State.