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Navy recovers hijacked boats, rescues electoral officers

The Nigerian navy has recovered the two boats hijacked by militants in the Bakassi area of Cross River State.

The boats were conveying the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ad hoc staff for election duty when they were accosted and abducted on the sea.

The state resident electoral commissioner, Dr Frankland Briyai, disclosed this before the collation officer for the Bakassi local government area, Profesor Asera Enya Asera, presented his report.

Dr. Briyai said all INEC ad hoc staff were safe.                                         

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