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Manhunt for abductors of Nigerian minister`s mother

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012 - 22:22

Abuja: Nigerian police on Monday launched a manhunt for the abductors of the mother of the oil-rich nation`s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

83-year-old Kamene Okonjo, who is also the wife of a traditional ruler, has been abducted from her palace in southern Nigerian town of Ogwashi Ukwu yesterday by a group of armed men.

The country`s Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar ordered the massive manhunt for the kidnappers.
"Operatives should ensure that no stone is left unturned in unravelling the mystery behind the abduction of Okonjo, mother of Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and bring the evil perpetrators to book," Abubakar said in the country`s capital city, Abuja today.


First Published: Monday, December 10, 2012 - 22:22

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