Sierra Leone Diplomat Kidnapped in Nigeria: $40m Ransom Demanded.

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Sierra Leone’s Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria Maj Gen Alfred Nelson-Williams has been kidnapped in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state. 

Former Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Alfred Nelson-Williams
Former Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Alfred Nelson-Williams on the left

The country’s high commission in Abuja has confirmed the news. 

The identity of the kidnappers is not known, but they are demanding a $40m (£30m) ransom.

Gen Nelson-Williams is a former head of Sierra Leone’s army. 

BBC
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