Turai Yar’adua opens up, says husband not alcoholic, not womanizer, not corrupt

Turai Yar’adua opens up, says husband not alcoholic, not womanizer, not corrupt

Hajiya Turai Yar’Adua, former First Lady and widow of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, has told Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the ‘President-elect’, Bola Tinubu, that some people will attack her if her husband is righteous and uncorrupt during his administration.



The former First Lady said; that people will attack Tinubu’s wife just for personal gains in her husband’s government.


Turai Yar’Adua who said this; while speaking on BBC Hausa as monitored by Daily Trust on the 13th anniversary of her husband’s death, advised Tinubu’s wife to be patient and; not to stop advising her husband.


Turai Yar’dua



Turai was quoted as saying, “Alhamdulillah, my advice to the incoming First Lady is; she should be patient and continuously be; patient. If her husband would be like Umaru in ensuring righteousness in his government, then she would be the target because I was; a victim of that.



“My husband was; not an alcoholic, not a womanizer and not corrupt; so people started attacking his wife just to make him angry because he loved his wife.



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“So she should be ready for this and be patient, she should be giving him advice also because she is the only one to give him truthful advice, all those surrounding him will only tell him what they want.



“But a wife will always sit with her husband and tell him this is what I heard you should investigate.”

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