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Do you remember Abubakar
Audu who died shortly
after the Kogi State gubernatorial elections on the 22nd of November
2015. There is fire on the mountain in his house as peace has stopped reigning in the family. There are accusations here and there in the family among the wives and children
last wife Fatima is accusing the other family members of the
Kogi-born politician of neglect and intentionally depriving her access
to her late husband’s residence and personal effects.
counsel Chris Uche (SAN) had applied to the court to join Fatima in the
distribution of the estate of the late politician which is supposed to
take place under Islamic law at the Sharia Court of Appeal, Abuja.
The letter is  dated 17th
of August 2016 and addressed to the Honourable Grand Khadi of the
Sharia Court of Appeal located at plot 1052, Cadastral Zone, Gudu
district of Abuja and duly received on the 28th
of August informed the court that Fatima, a surviving wife of the late
Igala prince is supposed law to receive a portion of the late
politician’s estate.
Trust gathered that the court will be employing an alternative dispute
resolution mechanism to settle the issues in dispute among both parties.
After both parties met on the 20th
of October, the counsel to Fatima Abubakar refused to speak to the
press claiming the Grand Khadi had given instructions that the public be
left out of the dispute till it is resolved.

He however, confirmed the case has been adjourned to November 1st, 2016.
Source: Daily trust

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