A former Minister of the Environment, Laurencia Laraba Mallam, and her husband, Pius, have been kidnapped.
The former Minister and her husband, according to reliable sources, were abducted by armed gunmen along the Abuja-Kaduna Road.
Laurencia and Pius were kidnapped on Monday at about 7pm in Jere, Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
They were said to be returning to Kaduna from Abuja when they ran into the hoodlums who blocked the Expressway.
The kidnappers have demanded a ransom of N10 million.
Laurencia served in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.