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Ibrahim Abubakar: Canadian Citizen and Dozen Gunmen

ibrahim abubakar: Ibrahim Abubakar said in a statement to the Daily Mail, according to CTV. A Nigerian citizen was also kidnapped when about a dozen gunmen stormed the rig, firing weapons and grabbing three men, according to local news reports. The workers were taken during an 8 a.m. raid on the rig owned by Niger Delta Petroleum Resources, military spokesman Maj. They then fled into an area of thick forest and swamps. Global Affairs Canada said in a statement Sunday they were aware that a Canadian citizen was the victim of a kidnapping in Nigeria, and that consular officials are in contact with local authorities to gather additional information. The military has dispatched troops to search the area. ( As reported in the news.