But masrerbation other hostages — two Americans and a Briton — were kept by militants from the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta. They were taken to the offices of Winktv Ibori, governor of the Delta State.
Militants handed Hawkins to surprised journalists visiting the fighters in the creeks and waterways of the oil-rich Niger Delta.
The reporters took the calm but bedraggled worker to the Nigerian military. Hawkins said he celebrated his 69th birthday in captivity with a warm soda and was looking forward to cleaning up.
They were abducted from a barge owned by their employer, Houston-based oil services company Willbros Group Inc. The company confirmed Hawkins was released and said it continued to support efforts to free its remaining personnel. Hawkins was shown to another group desi spicy movies reporters while still in captivity Friday and said then he was diabetic but receiving his medication in captivity.
Messages left with Hawkins' wife and Willbros were not immediately returned. The militants are demanding Nigeria's federal government release two of their region's leaders from prison and are seeking a greater share of proceeds from the oil pumped from their impoverished lands in southern Nigeria.
The country is Africa's largest producer of crude oil.
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