Alison Madueke Reportedly Connected With Buhari

Alison Madueke Reportedly Connected With Buhari

The president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, and the controversial minister of petroleum resources Diezani Alison-Madueke, are reportedly connected by her husband Admiral Alison Madueke (rtd).

Alison Madueke Reportedly Connected With Buhari
Diezani with her husband.

Diezani and her husband have been together for 16 years. The couple married in 1999, two and a half months after they met.

They went to the registry and then had their holy solemnization at the Christ Church in Port Harcourt in July 1999.

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Before their wedding, Alison-Madueke was married with five children but he lost his then wife. Diezani has one child from her husband.

Admiral Allison Madueke was the military governor of Anambra State from January 1984 to August 1985, and later Imo State until 1986.

At the time the Igbo elder statesman was military governor, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, was Nigeria’s head of state.

Madueke later became chief of  the naval staff, but after retiring from the navy, he became the chairman of Radam Maritime Services Ltd., the executive chairman of Interconnect Clearinghouse and the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the National ICT Merit Awards.

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It was reported that Diezani had been due to travel to the UK next week on Tuesday, but changed her plans after learning that Buhari was traveling to London, to afford her an opportunity to talk directly with him.


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