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Finance minister's mother freed: security source

14 December 2012, 10:43

Abuja - The mother of Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was freed on Friday, five days after she was kidnapped from her home in southeastern Nigeria, a senior security source said.

"She has been released now by her captors and she is at home," the source, who confirmed her kidnapping on Sunday, said of Kamene Okonjo, who was abducted in Delta state.

- Reuters

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