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Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo Iweala’s Mother Kidnapped In Delta State (Queen Of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom)

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Dec 9, 2012 – Nigerian Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala’s Mother Kidnapped In Delta State (Queen Of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom)

The mother of Nigeria’s Finance minister (Hon. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala) has been kidnapped in Delta State.

We learnt the aged woman( Queen of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom) was kidnapped by 8 gunmen at about 1:30pm on Sunday afternoon at her hubby’s residence located in Ogbe-Ofe quarters in Ogwashi Uku area of Delta State.

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The gunmen stormed the palace in 2 Audi cars.

Ngozi Iweala’s mother , Prof. Kamene Okonjo is a medical doctor who is married to a popular monarch (traditional ruler), Professor Chukwuka Aninshi Okonjo Agbogidi in Ogwashi-Uku kingdom. She is 82-year-old.

Delta State Police spokesman, Charles Muka who confirmed her abduction said: “Yes, we (police) have got the information on the kidnap and we have also got information that will lead to the arrest of the hoodlums,”

Following her kidnap, security has been tightened in the palace and Delta State police officials have launched a manhunt for her kidnappers.

Okonjo’s father, Prof. Chukwuka Okonjo is a retired professor of Economics at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State and the traditional ruler of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Delta State while her mother, Kamene, is also a retired professor of Sociology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

Okonjo’s husband, Dr. Ikemba Iweala is a United States (U.S.)-based neuro-surgeon.

We are still unsure if the finance minister is aware of this developing news.

We hope for her safe return.

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  1. iweala uchechi

    December 9, 2012 at 7:12 PM

    as professor ngozi iweala if she has offended the widow, poor over her life,before also as her if she normally pay her tithe in the church accordingly.

  2. Jossy

    December 9, 2012 at 7:35 PM

    Apart 4rm d fact dat naija is bad bt they hav their reasns of d kidnap i jst pray they dnt harm d poor woman as 4 her finance daughter she beta share d national moi moi gv those casualties anyway God help us al.

  3. Abiodun

    December 9, 2012 at 8:55 PM

    That gud development. She must spend dollar( it is a national cake)

  4. Franklin Dialo

    December 9, 2012 at 9:43 PM

    make she bring money setle men joor.

  5. ojes

    December 9, 2012 at 11:21 PM

    delstate state iz at it again wel u wont blame them.d high rate of crime nw in delta state z jst 2 much afta d stoping of okada by d state goverment

  6. Ugochi

    December 10, 2012 at 12:05 AM

    All of you, Franklin, Jossy and Abiodun, you all are very stupid. Somebody’s life is at stake all you care about is for her daughter to find money and settle the kidnappers, maybe you all are related to the kidnappers. Are you such fools? I was expecting you idiots to say that you wish these hoodlums will be caught and soon instead of talking ransome money. I just pray the authorities apprehend these people very soon.

    • YoursTruely JC

      December 10, 2012 at 8:47 AM

      Ugochi,God bless you. People have lost their conscience. All that matters to them is money even at the detriment of their fellow man’s life.
      I pray that those hoodlums be caught and the old woman rescued. In Jesus name. Amen.

    • Linda

      December 10, 2012 at 3:55 PM

      Thank you, Ugochi

  7. henry

    December 10, 2012 at 5:47 AM

    For you out there that support the kidnappers,may the hoodlum kidnap your mother or father if you still havea and demand for five thousand naira since you are so poor that you think those that had labour for their money should suffer .the psychological torture ,embarasment ,think of the age of this woman,82yrs may the perpetrators.die young and know no peace except they repent.amen

  8. Ejykewayne

    December 10, 2012 at 6:17 AM

    Josy,like what reasons have they got to kidnap her?i am suspecting a fowl play here..pls where do u stay? Tell me more about ya self..

  9. mulikatcardoso

    December 10, 2012 at 6:44 AM

    all finger are not —? cos we all can be rich,so they work for their money all well educated human,proffessors, so go to school and be hard working.u can kidnapp people just becoause u are poor and they are rich. after all is now full time job, for nigeria people to kidnapp,not doing it once and use the money to start business,they do and on do it,till end up in jail and property distroy.

  10. Emmanuel

    December 10, 2012 at 7:58 AM

    Before we came to this world, we were prepared to fight a Battle be it physical or spiritual or even ethereal..It is not surprise that some humans survives by hunting their fellow species.How will i be surprise when Nigeria’s shambolic systematic management, political inaptitiude, and unseriouse security system-setup have become a natural waterloo and demonic transaction approach in nature.
    SOLUTION: Government rebalous kankaworms occupying public/masses representative sits using the opportunity to launder Nigerian’s citizens economy for their selfish auto-bunkumbe interest should provide EMPLOYMENT to ameliorate this outstanding problem ‘INSECURITY’.

  11. dis gul

    December 10, 2012 at 8:44 AM

    I pray old mam coms bac wel oh, d kidnapers shld luk 4 oda buz out der re dey d only jobles fellows in Delstate? Until d mit deir death abi?

  12. Fortunate

    December 10, 2012 at 10:25 AM

    Dem no go c am by God’s grace

  13. Offor Samson

    December 10, 2012 at 11:09 AM

    J̲̥̅̊u̶̲̥̅̊s̶̲̥̅̊t̲̥̅̊ give d gentel business men their own share..n b fast about it those guys can be very dangerous.I solicit with you anyway!

  14. Udeh Chinonyelum

    December 10, 2012 at 11:13 AM

    pls let them retun that old woman ooooo.

  15. ekuma

    December 10, 2012 at 2:58 PM

    My prayer is that this old woman returns to the family home unhurt and soon too. This very family as everybody can attest, made their own wealth on a clean slate and as such should be allowed to enjoy their sweat. we know those of us who are stealing our national cake and i dare these kidnappers to go after them if that is the only option available for making their daily bread. May God have mercy on us.

  16. Nwokenkwo Innocent

    December 11, 2012 at 8:59 AM

    Make una free dat innocent woman oooo, you useless set of gangsn.

  17. douby

    December 11, 2012 at 9:43 AM

    B4 anything happen physically it might have been controlled spiritually…..wat a ransom!
    They shuld pray dat she shuld nt die b4 they pay d ransom o.

  18. Sohii

    December 11, 2012 at 4:18 PM

    D hoodlums made just a slight mistake by kidnapping an old woman of 82years, too bad, they would ve kidnapped d finance minister herself. I pray d innocent mama is safe from their hands. Naija ppl creat job oppoturnities to reduce ds act…

  19. Nwadinobi Anayo

    December 11, 2012 at 11:13 PM


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