Hafsat Ganduje, the wife of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, has been
arrested by the EFCC over a bribery and land fraud case reported by her son.
The arrest comes weeks after her failure to honour the anti-graft agency’s invitation.
NSL Learnt: that Mrs Ganduje had earlier been invited to report to the EFCC’s Abuja
headquarters on September 13, 2021, but the governor’s wife did not appear, an
action which made the anti-graft agency threaten to arrest her.
Sources close to her later disclosed that Ganduje’s wife traveled to the United
Kingdom (UK) at the time to attend the graduation ceremony of her son.
The EFCC has been questioning Mrs. Ganduje over allegations relating to land fraud
in a petition by her own son, Abdualzeez Ganduje.
However, a source familiar with the arrest of the governor’s wife disclosed that “she
was arrested this (Monday) evening.”
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