Okonjo-Iweala’s mum: Kidnappers demand $1billion ransom

By Dailytimes

Okonjo-Iweala’s mum, Prof. Kamene Okonjo, 82 Latest report says kidnappers of the mother of Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo Iweala have made contact with the family, demanding for a ransom of $1billion failure of which they threatened to kill their victim.

Iweala’s mother was kidnapped on Sunday from the palace of the traditional ruler of Ogwashi-uku, Obi (Prof.) Chukwuka Okonjo.

Mrs.Kanene Okonjo, 82 years old, the queen mother of Ogwashi uku was abducted at about 2pm by a gang of armed men who seized her at the gate of the palace at Ogbe-ofu and took her away. The husband was said to have travelled out of town.

The police yesterday arrested a man who allegedly left the compound few minutes before the incident took place.

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