Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala speaks during an interview with Reuters in her office in the capital Abuja August 24, 2012. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
Nigerian finance minister's mother kidnapped
Posted : Sunday, 09 December 2012 02:02PM
ABUJA (Reuters) - Kidnappers snatched the mother of Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala near her home in southeast Nigeria on Sunday, security sources said.
Two security sources, one in the capital Abuja and another in the southeast's Delta state, said the abductors took Kamene Okonjo-Iweala from the family home in Ogbe-Ofu.
(Reporting by Tim Cocks and Camillus Eboh)
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