Nigerian finance minister's mother kidnapped

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 09, 2012 1:57 PM

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)