Minister of Finance, Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala
By Victor Efeizonmor
Mother of the Minister of Finance, Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala was on Sunday abducted from the palace of the traditional ruler of Ogwashi-uku, Delta State, Obi (Prof.) Chukwuka Okonjo.
The 82-year-old Professor Kanene Okonjon, the queen mother of Ogwashi-uku was abducted at about 1:47pm by a gang of armed men who seized her at the gate of the palace at Ogbe-ofu and took her away.
However, the police have arrested a man who allegedly left the compound few minutes before the incident took place.
The man was said to have informed the housemaid that he was in the palace to take the queen mother to somewhere in the town.
More to follow...