14 NestOil Staff Kidnapped in Rivers State
Unknown Gunmen on Saturday abducted fourteen workers from the Nestoil oil company in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers State while travelling in their company van.
According to eyewitnesses, the employees were returning from their work site at Omoku area and were en route to Port Harcourt when they were ambushed by the kidnappers.
Reporters was unable to speak to anyone from the company’s management to issue a statement at the time of publication.
When our correspondent contacted the Public Relations Officer of Rivers State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the development and stressed that their men have swung into action. He added that police have located the staff van.
Mr. Omoni said policemen have moved into the bushes in that area and expressed optimism that the workers will be rescued.