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Nigerian finance minister's mother freed-security source

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 14 Dec 2012 09:16 GMT
Author: Reuters
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ABUJA, Dec 14 (Reuters) - 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.

(Reporting by Camillus Eboh; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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