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Former President's Son Arrested And Detained For Allegdlly Killing Four People In Adamawa State

The son of late President Yar’Adua has been arrested for killing four people in Adamawa State, precisely Yola, the state's capital.

Aminu was arrested and remanded in prison for crushing four people to death due to overspeeding. Mr. Yar’Adua’s son, who was a student of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), was charged to court for causing death by dangerous driving on June 23, this year.

According to the police, the information issued by Zakka Musa, the prosecutor said that Aminu who was driving along Yola bypass crushed six people on 23rd July as a result of overspeeding.

Photo used to illustrate overspeeding

In the court, it was confirmed that four of the victims involved in the accident died, and two were injured in the crash. Police reports said that four of the victims were from Sabon Pegi, Yola South local government area of the state.

The four people who died have been identified as Aisha Umar, Aisha Mamadu, Suleiman Abubakar, and Jummai Abubakar. While the two who sustained injuries were Rejoice Annu and Hajara Aliyu.

While in court, the prosecuting officer told the court that the relatives of the victims demanded N15 million from the defendant as compensation.

Photo of late former president Yar’Adua

When the case file was read, Aminu denied committing the crime. The prosecutor then pleaded with the court to adjourn the case, and the magistrate, Jummai Ibrahim adjourned the case till August 19. However, she ordered that he should be remanded in prison custody.

Umaru Yar’Adua, his father was the former president of Nigeria who died in office due to some illness. Before becoming the president of Nigeria and dying in office, Yar’Adua was the governor of Katsina from 1999 to 2007.

Source: peoples gazette

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AUN American University of Nigeria Aminu Yar Adua Yola

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