Ten foreign workers and four Nigerians who were kidnapped off the coast of Gabon, have regained their freedom.
This followed their rescue by the Nigerian Army.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by army spokesman, Brigadier-General Mohammed Yerima.
According to Yerima, the rescue operation was carried out by troops of the sixth division.
“The rescue operation was carried out successfully and without any ugly incident or casualties,” the statement said.
“The rescued victims will be handed over to law enforcement for further profiling before they are released to their loved ones.”