by Hauwa Gambo
We have just received confirmation from a family member that Professor Mabel Kanene Okonjo, mother of the Co-ordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been released.
(READ ‘Okonjo kidnap: Army carry out raids, arrest 63’ HERE)
She was released this morning after intense negotiations over the past four days. She was was kidnapped from her Ogwashi-Uku home on Sunday.
(READ: ‘How gun-men kidnapped Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s mother’ HERE)
We will stay on this story for more details.
UPDATE 1: Security sources have now confirmed our breaking news report to international news agency Reuters.