Late Emir Ado Bayero’s mistress accuses stepchildren of threat to life

584, Princess Hauwa Momoh

Princess Hauwa Momoh, a mistress of Late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, says her stepchildren from the deceased and his family are after her.

Hauwa alleged this in an interview with Punch where she went into the history of her seedy affair with the late emir that produced two children.


Recounting how it all started, the troubled woman said her father, Late Ahmed Momoh,  who was the  Otairu of Auchi, Edo State,  and the late emir were friends.

She explained that in 1984, her father handed her to the emir to be her guardian and assist with her admission into the Bayero University Kano but in 1986 he(emir) impregnated her, and was delivered of a child, adding that the emir assumed responsibility and 15 years later she had another child for him.

The 51-year-old said the late monarch built a house for her in Gandual Basa, Kano, which was their love nest for about 32 years until his death in 2014.

She claimed after the emir’s demise, his family have been harassing her and treating her and her children with disdain, saying they pulled down the house the late emir built for her, and have been using police to intimidate her and silence her.

“A few days after that, I was lodged in a hotel in Abuja when some operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad came to look for me. Somebody hid me and that was how they couldn’t find me.

“Since then, I have been moving from one place to another to beg for food and money. I can’t go to Kano again. The house built for me by the emir had been destroyed. The last time I visited, I had to sleep in the open air because people were afraid to take me into their homes.

“The son that is managing the father’s estate did not help us and he does not want me to speak out. He is also blocking people from helping me. SARS men are looking for me, what is my offence?” she told the paper.


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