Former Minister of Environment, Laurencia Mallam, Husband Kidnapped in Kaduna
Reports just reaching Echoes of Hope has it that the immediate passed Minister of Environment under President Jonathan’s administration, Mrs Laurencia Laraba Mallam has been abducted along with her 73-years old husband Mr Pius Mallam Kidnapped in Kaduna
The incident is believed to have happened late yesterday, Monday,3rd October, 2016 along the Abuja-Kaduna Express Way, precisely in Jere area of Kagarko Local Government Area in Kaduna State. According to family sources, the couples were on their way to Kaduna from Abuja.
At the time of writing this report their where about is still unknown and their abductors are said to have demanded for a ransom of 10 million naira (N10,000,000) to effect their release. The driver, who managed to escape was also shot on his left hand by the kidnappers.
Mrs Mallam is also a former Chairperson of Zangon-Kataf Local Government Area and was also the National President of the Catholic Women Organization of Nigeria (CWON).
The Abuja-Kaduna Road has recently been afflicted with kidnappers and armed robbers that it is even considered suicidal to travel along the way at night since the gunmen are known to openly operate during the day