The special advicer on media to the Nigeria's minister of Finance, Mr Nwabuikwu had in a press statement released said that the 82 years old mother of the Madam Okwonjo Iweala's Mum Prof. Kamene Okonjo had been released this morning.
The exert of the statement according to Premium times reads:
I can confirm that Professor Mrs Kamene Okonjo, wife of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku, Professor Chukuka Okonjo and mother of the Coordinating Minister for the Economy/Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was released this morning, five days after her abduction.
The Okonjo Family is full of thanks to the Almighty for this happy development. The family is also highly appreciative of the support and encouragement of President Goodluck Jonathan; the Country’s security services for their excellent operations; Governors Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta, Peter Obi of Anambra, Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers and other Governors as well other friends and well wishers within and outside government for their prayers and encouragement during a very difficult period. May God bless you all,”
Even though various sum of money have been requested for by the abductors at various points in time, the media aide however fail to mention if anything was paid or not.
At tadegboye blog we however congratulate Madam Iweala on the release of her mother.
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