Turai Yar’Adua orders arrest of 70-year-old servant, children for allegedly stealing foodstuffs

OrijoReporter.com, Turai Yar'Adua

Wife of late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Hajia Turai Yar’Adua has reportedly handed over to the police her 70-year-old domestic servant, Mallam Yusuf Jikwando and his two sons, for allegedly stealing foodstuffs and an undisclosed amount of money.

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New Telegraph reports that Jikwando, the longest serving domestic servant to the Yar’Adua family served the former first family for about 40 years. He was arrested two days before Eid-el Kabir in his house at Samji Quarters in Katsina while the arrest of his eldest son and second to the last born followed.

Their arrest was at the former first lady’s behest after she reported the missing foodstuffs and money to the state Commissioner of Police, Abdullahi Mohammed.

It was reported that while carrying out investigation five armed policemen invaded Jikwando’s house and searched the entire house, but only found three measures of rice and a quarter bag of maize.

It said Jikwando’s wife and four other members of his family had accident near Kankara village and sustained serious injuries while travelling to Abuja from Kastina to plead to Hajia Turai to free their relatives from police net.



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