Patrick Noonan, a British national, was kidnapped in March while on his way to the program’s office in Nyala province. He was the coordinator of WFP’s Logistics Coordination Unit in Nyala. His driver was freed hours after the abduction.
Henry Bellingham, U.K. minister for Africa, confirmed the news. He thanked the government of Sudan and the governor of South Darfur for helping secure Noonan’s freedom.
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