Caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Charbel Wehbe, was informed of the release of the three Lebanese kidnapped in Nigeria, by Lebanon’s Ambassador in Abuja, Hossam Diab on Monday.
Bilal Raydani, Mustafa Rahif Ajaj, and Hossam Haidar were aboard a commercial ship that was hijacked last month somewhere between Nigeria and Cameroon.
According to Ambassador Diab, all three are safe and sound. They are expected to return to Lebanon soon after the completion of due procedures.
In remarks to the National News Agency, ship owner Adnan al-Kout indicated that the hostages were released at 5:00 am for random.
Source: National News Agency