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Kidnapped French nationals holed up in Borno

By The Citizen
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There are indications that the seven French nationals who were abducted in Cameroon and their captors may be holed up in the Borno border towns of Ngala and Dikwa.

Pointers to this   emerged , yesterday , that the Nigerian security may soon get  the kidnappers arrested and free their victims.

align="left"> A top security source told journalists that the kidnappers and their victims may be holed up around Dikwa and Ngala , the Nigerian border towns with Cameroon.

align="left">Speaking with journalists on phone, source who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the kidnappers are somewhere around Dikwa and Ngala border towns and that the Joint military Task Force (JTF) men  were already on their trail.

“I can confirm based on intelligence that the kidnappers are currently in some bush enclaves between Dikwa and Gamboru-Ngala border village.

“We have given the JTF squad all the necessary intelligence, and they are working seriously towards rescuing the French nationals without any incidence of losing anyone of them,” he said.

align="left"> It would be recalled that the Acting Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Rilwan Bala Musa , had revealed , Wednesday, that the nation’s border was on red alert for the kidnapped French nationals and their captors who are believed to be heading for Nigeria.