Nigeria Minister Speaks on Mom's KidnappingFinance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says her mother was kidnapped by oil marketers who said the minister owed them payment on the fuel subsidy.
Leadership, 18 December 2012
Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has confirmed the suspicion that her mother, Professor Kanene Okonjo, was kidnapped by those who wanted to get at her over the… Read more »
A gang of armed men has seized 83-year-old Kamene Okonjo, left, mother of finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
This Day, 18 December 2012
Barely three days after her mother, Prof. Kamene Okonjo, was freed, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, disclosed yesterday that… Read more »
This Day, 17 December 2012
About 72 hours after her mother, Prof. Kamene Okonjo was freed, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala disclosed Monday, that the… Read more »
Contact has been made with the kidnappers of Kamene Okonjo, mother of Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the ransom demand has been lowered to approximately U.S.$1 million. Read more »