American aid worker freed after more than 6 years of captivity in NigerMarch 21, 2023 American aid worker freed after more than 6 years of captivity in Niger – CBS NewsWatch CBS News American aid worker Jeff Woodke, who was kidnapped in Niger in 2016, has been freed. The 61-year-old had lived and worked in the country for more than 30 years before his abduction. Be the first to knowGet browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Comment * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.