Sunday, December 9, 2012

Mother of Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is kidnapped by gunmen

The minister’s mother was abducted at about 1.47p.m by a gang of gun-wielding men, who seized her at the entrance of the palace of her husband, Obi (Prof) Chukwuka Okonjo, located at Ogbe-ofu Quarters in the town.

The kidnappers numbering about 10 had reportedly lurked around the palace and grabbed the queen just as she walked to the gate in company of her maid to offer soft drinks to some labourers. Prof. Kemene Okonjo, a sociologist, retired from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in 1991.

The kidnappers are yet to establish contact with the family as the husband is said to be out of town. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Charles Muka, confirmed the report, saying that the police were on the kidnappers’ trail.


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