Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have demanded $500,000 for the release of four abducted humanitarian workers and a security guard after the captives made passionate appeal to the federal government as well as their respective organisations for intervention. The captives’ plea was contained in a two-minute video released by the Islamic sect on Sunday showing the humanitarian workers and staff of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Action Against Hunger, Rich International, International Rescue Committee, and a private security guard urging the government to intervene

Boko Haram demands $500,000 to free five abducted aid workers

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have demanded $500,000 for the release of four abducted humanitarian workers and a security guard after the captives made passionate appeal to the federal government as well as their respective organisations for intervention.

The captives’ plea was contained in a two-minute video released by the Islamic sect on Sunday showing the humanitarian workers and staff of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Action Against Hunger, Rich International, International Rescue Committee, and a private security guard urging the government to intervene.
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