Kebbi’s Dakingari reconciles with Yar’Adua’s Daughter, Zainab


Information available to through principal officers of the Dakingari’s administration in Kebbi State indicate that the Governor of Kebbi State, Gov Dakingari has reconciled with his third wife, Zainab [Daughter of Late President Yar’Adua – May His Soul Rest In Peace ].

The Governor of Kebbi, Dakingari had called off his marriage to the daughter of the Late President following a misunderstanding over a prior promise of who will act as the 1st lady of Kebbi State – and over a supposed N500million loaned to the governor by Zainab for use during the governorship re-election campaign. Zainab was asked to leave the governor’s home with her children and a seven months pregnancy.

According to information gathered, the reconciliation came as a result of pressures and interventions from prominent Emirs from Katsina and Kebbi State who pressed for the two to reconciled to safegaurd the family’s name from being dragged through the mud. 

Zainab was said to be hurt and bitter over her treatment by her husband – and so was relunctant initially to respond to the reconciliation moves. She gave strick conditions that must be met before she could return to Dakingari’s home as his wife. is uncertain what the conditions were but it is gathered that she still wants to play the role of the 1st lady of Kebbi State.

Meanwhile, Zainab has yet to relocate to her husband’s home in Kebbi State. Her entire properties remain at her home in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here