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Mother of Nigerian finance minister freed from kidnappers

People walk near ashes after the burning of the Dullahi gas station burnt by angry Christian youths in reaction to a bomb attack at the Sharon Church in Kaduna, Nigeria, on June 17, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Victor Ulasi

ABUJA: The mother of Nigeria's finance minister was on Friday freed from kidnappers after being abducted from her home in the country's south last weekend, police said.

"She has been freed," police spokesman Frank Mba told AFP of the 82-year-old. "She is in good health." He declined to provide further details other than to say that she was freed earlier Friday.

 

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