French national kidnapped in Nigeria: company official

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Posted: Dec 20, 2012 6:28 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - A French national working for renewable energy firm Vergnet has been kidnapped in Nigeria, a company executive said on Thursday.

Asked if a French worker for the company had been kidnapped in the west African country, the executive said: "Yes".

She declined to give further details. France's foreign ministry declined to comment.

(Reporting By John Irish; editing by Daniel Flynn)