Late Former President Yar’Adua’s Son Remanded in Prison- The Legend News

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Aminu Yar’Adua, the 36-year-old son of a former Nigerian president, Musa Yar’Adua, was remanded in prison on Thursday, August 5, by a magistrate court in Adamawa’s capital, Yola. This stern verdict was meted to Aminu, a student of the American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola, after his vehicle was involved in an auto crash that killed about four persons, PM News reports.

A police First Information Report (FIR) tendered at the court by the prosecutor, Inspector Zakka Musa, revealed that Aminu’s car hit six persons along the Yola bye-pass on Wednesday, June 23, Daily Nigerian also reported.

The FIR stated: ”Those that died in the accident were identified as; Aisha Umar (30), Aisha Mamadu (32), Suleiman Abubakar(2), and Jummai Abubakar (30), while, Rejoice Annu (28) and Hajara Aliyu(27) sustained injuries.” Inspector Musa told the magistrate, Jummai Ibrahim, that families of late Aisha Umar, Suleiman Abubakar, and Jummai Abubakar had demanded the sum of N15 million from Aminu as compensation.

Ibrahim, upon the prayer of the prosecutor, adjourned the case till Thursday, August 19, when the defendant denied committing the said offence. The judge, therefore, ordered the late president’s son to be remanded in the prison till the next scheduled hearing.


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