[7] After the success of the coup, he served as Transport Minister in General Murtala Mohammad's regime. She was charged along with Linda Ayanwu and one Ibrahim Gaya on a three-count charge of conspiracy, impersonation and obtaining money by false pretence from the Comptroller General of Customs on May 3, 2009. 20:37. In March 1995, General Yar'Adua alongside Olusegun Obasanjo, Lawan Gwadabe and others were arrested on allegations of plotting a coup to overthrow the General Sani Abacha regime. Favoriten. Shehu Musa Yar'Adua would have been 77 years old, if he were alive today. He was also The Federal Minister of Establishment, Nigerianisation, and Training in the First Republic. The financial implications became more striking because the Nigerian government was liable to pay demurrage fees by the shippers. She has remained committed to sustaining her late husband's legacies by establishing the Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation (ASYARF) in 1998 and collaborating with other local and international non-governmental organization (NGOs) to put smiles of the faces of indigenous people around the world. Books. [11] Yar'Adua also guided the Supreme Military Council's initiatives on local government reforms which led to the conduct of local government elections in 1976. Asabe Shehu Musa Yar'Adua (born 6 June 1956)[1][2] is the widow[3] of Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, a retired Nigerian Army major general who served as the Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters under General Olusegun Obasanjo's 1977 - 1979 military government. [citation needed] His second wife is the sister of Hajia Asabe Yar’Adua, wife of the late General Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, who was brother of President Umaru Yar'Adua. A new election was later conducted on June 12, 1993 which was won by M.K.O. His family was prominent in both traditional and modern politics; his father served as a federal minister during the First Republic (1960 to 1966). An haifi ‘Yar’adua ne a cikin Katsina a cikin jerin gidan iyalan Fulani. Yar’Adua was married to Hauwa Umar Radda as a second wife from 1992 to 1997. The late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua was born into an aristocratic family on the 5th of March, 1943. Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (16 August 1951 – 5 May 2010) [1] [2] [3] was the President of Nigeria and the 13th Head of State. Seal. Yar'Adua was selected for further training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. In November 1993, the interim government of Ernest Shonekan was booted out and Sani Abacha became the new military Head of State, disbanding the political parties. "From the surrounding facts and circumstance of this case, I am inclined to invoke section 159 (2) of the CPC and to discharge the accused persons"[10], Independent National Electoral Commission, "Founder and President of Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation (ASYARF) Archives - Champion Newspapers Limited", "[General] - SHEHU MUSA YAR'ADUA : 10 years after", "Yar'adua foundation organises seminar on child labour", "419: EFCC docks Yar' Adua's "wife" - Vanguard News", "Impersonator of Yar'adua's wife arraigned", "In the High Court of Justice of the Federal Capital territory in the Abuja Judicial Division Holden at High Court No. Located at One Memorial Drive in Abuja’s Central Business District, the Yar’Adua Centre serves as a hub for social and civic engagements in Nigeria. Justice A. M. Talba of the FCT High Court in the Suit No: FCT/HC//CR/42/2009 in his judgment on the 14th day of March 2011. She was once arrested[8][9] in 2009 and arraigned by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as Joy Asabe Williams, alias Hajiya Asabe Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), for claiming to be the wife of the late Major General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, elder brother of late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. SHEHU MUSA YAR'ADUA CENTRE. Tags: alhaji abdulmumini kabir usman col abdulaziz musa yar'adua Emir of Katsina matawalen katsina traditional title yar'adua family David Sun News Online team In december 1993, The youthful group Movement for the Advancement of Democracy hijacked a Nigerian airliner to Niger in order to protest official corruption. He later served as a lecturer at the College of Arts, Science, and Technology in Zaria, Kaduna State, between 1976 and 1979. From 1964 to the end of the Nigerian Civil War, he held various positions including platoon commander in 1964, and from 1965 to 1966 adjutant of the First Infantry Battalion in Enugu. Members of his campaign group included former PDP chairman Anthony Anenih, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former minister Dapo Sarumi, Bola Tinubu, Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila and Sunday Afolabi. Risk communication experts and leaders from NCDC, NACA, PTF COVID-19, MacArthur Foundation, USAID and the Yar'Adua Foundation lend their voices to this important campaign on the proper use of masks. In January 1992, Yar'Adua spent a short stint in detention, jailed for contravening a law banning certain persons from active politics. He was sentenced to death by a military tribunal in 1995, after calling on the Nigerian military government of General Sani Abacha and his Provisional Ruling Council to re-establish civilian rule. His office was assigned the task of managing operations of Operation Feed the Nation, a self-reliant agricultural policy of the new Obasanjo regime. The democracy we now enjoy is testimony to Shehu Yar'Adua's courage and leadership. [5] In October 1967, Yar'Adua was given the responsibility for the capture of Onitsha[6] after two (2) unsuccessful attempts by the Nigerian troops. Prior to the coup, officials of the previous regime had ordered 16 million tonnes of cement to build military barracks around the country. I have no doubt that he would have made an excellent President of Nigeria. His father, Musa Yar'Adua, was a teacher who later became the Minister for Lagos Affairs from 1957 to 1966[1] Through her foundation, Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation,[4] she has been engaging in selfless services to humanity and advocacy for the vulnerable groups in the society, including the youths, women and children.