An Italian man kidnapped in Nigeria last week has been released, the Italian foreign ministry said on yesterday without giving further details.

Marcello Rizzo, 55, from Sicily, was working for the Italian construction company, Gitto Costruzioni, when he was abducted.

The news of the release of the construction worker was confirmed by Italian foreign ministry which said yesterday that. Marcello Rizzo, 55, from Sicily, was working for the Italian construction company Gitto Costruzioni . According to PM news, details of the release was not provided.