A domestic aide who stole items and cash worth N91.4 million from former First Lady Turai Yar’Adua has been arrested.
State Police Commissioner Usman Abdulahi yesterday confirmed Yusuf Sarkin
is said to have been with the Yar’Adua family for over 40 years, is believed to
have all the keys to the rooms and sensitive sections of the house in Katsina.
It was not
immediately clear if the theft was committed at once or in bits.
who spoke with reporters in Katsina, said: “We are investigating.
Actually, it will surprise you to know that the man has been serving the family
for over 40 years
key to that house is in his custody. There are materials and even raw cash that
“If I give
you the key to a room where I keep things and when I come back and I
cannot see those things, who will I ask?
the rough estimate of some parts of the items is about N91,400,000. I don’t
want to say more.
received a formal complaint, we invited Gada and we are investigating.”
Asked if he
was in detention, the CP simply said: “We are investigating.”