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Foreign contractors kidnapped in Lagos Nigeria
« on: July 06, 2016, 12:50:46 PM »

A yet-to-be-named expatriate working as a contractor from Granebury Construction Company handling the Epe Township Expansion Project, Epe, being executed by the Lagos State Government has been reportedly kidnapped.

He was kidnapped on Monday night while working on the site.

The Punch is reporting that the gunmen shot into the air before taking the victim away.

Confirming the kidnap, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Dolapo Badmos, said efforts were on to ensure the victim’s release.

The PPRO said, “Yes, he was kidnapped. We are on it and we are making efforts to get him back.”

She noted that the police had already mounted aerial surveillance in the community and project site in a bid to rescue the kidnapped contractor.

Also, the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, confirmed the incident saying, “Yes, it is true but we are working with the police to ensure he’s released.

“The police will also issue a press release on the kidnap soon,” the Commissioner added.

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