Armed assailants have kidnapped past immediate Minister of Environment, Laurentia Laraba Mallam and her husband.
Mallam served under the government of Goodluck Jonathan. She was abducted in the Jere area of Kagarko local government in Kaduna State.
Former minster Laurentia Mallam kidnapped
According to numerous reports, her driver was also shot in the the attack. The kidnappers are also reportedly requesting for N10 million for their release.
Kidnappings have been on the rise recently, with the worsening state of the economy pushing people towards these evil acts. There have also been more and more high profile kidnappings recently.