The Islamist Boko Haram terrorists have released a video footage of the staff members of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and some academics from the University of Maiduguri which they abducted on Tuesday.
In the video sent to Channels TV, “but which has not been independently verified, three men who said they were in the employ of the University of Maiduguri, appealed to the government for help.”
“Two of the men said they were lecturers in the Geology Department of the University and gave their names as Yusuf Ibrahim and Dr. Solomon N. Yusuf. The third man identified himself as Haruna.”
Haruna said he was a driver with the university.
“They also said they were part of the oil exploration team ambushed by Boko Haram on Tuesday (July 25), adding that the video was recorded today, July 28, 2017.”