Call for release of Sierra Leone diplomat kidnapped in Nigeria

The most sensational kidnapping in Nigeria's recent history saw 276 schoolgirls snatched from their classroom in the remote northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014 by Boko Haram jihadistsNigerian security officials are questioning the driver of Sierra Leone’s kidnapped deputy high commissioner, an official in Freetown said Saturday. The envoy, Alfred Nelson-Williams, was snatched on Friday as he was travelling by road from the Nigerian capital of Abuja north to the city of Kaduna. “We’ve been informed by the Nigerian authorities that the driver of the kidnapped deputy high commissioner is being questioned by security officials,” Sierra Leone Deputy Information and Communication Minister Cornelius Deveaux told reporters Saturday.

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