In a new interview with BBC, former Finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, narrated how offended oil marketers vowed she would be made to leave office in a wheelchair as a result of she was preventing against the abuse of oil subsidy.
Okonjo-Iweala in the interview, mentioned the identical offended oil marketers organized her then 82-year-old mom’s abduction in December 2012 and that when the abductors contacted her, they didn’t ask for cash as was extensively thought however moderately demanded that she ought to go to tv, announce her resignation and in addition pay oil marketers their cash.
”She was held for 5 days. I obtained a name. They did not ask for cash, opposite to what individuals thought. They instructed me to go to the Tv and radio and publicly resign and return to the US the place I was working earlier than. This was surprising. When my mom requested the 4 younger males why they kidnapped her, the abductors mentioned as a result of your daughter didn’t pay oil marketers their cash and that’s how we discovered it needed to do with oil marketers”she mentioned
Okonjo-Iweala mentioned a assembly the place oil marketers talked about making her leave office in a wheelchair was dropped at the open by the grace of God.
”One of many individuals who participated in the assembly occurred to have been a buddy to one in every of my brothers. He thought that what was been deliberate wasn’t truthful. He referred to as my brother and mentioned you must inform your sister to watch out. I confronted one of many marketers the place the assembly befell” she said
Watch a video from the interview under