A domestic staff, Yusuf Sarkin Gida of Nigeria’s former first lady Turai Yaradua has been arrested by the police for allegedly stealing N91 million from her, Daily Trust reports.
Usman Abdullahi, Katsina state commissioner of police who confirmed the development said a formal complain was received before his arrest.
He said: “We are investigating, actually it will surprise you to know that the man has been serving the family for over 40 years”.
Hajiya Yar’Adua is the widow of former Nigerian president and former Katsina state governor Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.
She served as the First Lady of Nigeria from 2007 until the death of her husband, on May 5, 2010. She was also rumored to be one of her husband’s closest advisors during his tenure as President of Nigeria