“My Wife Used Her Position as Judge to Favour My Colleagues in Senate,” APC Lawmaker Slips, Video Emerges

“My Wife Used Her Position as Judge to Favour My Colleagues in Senate,” APC Lawmaker Slips, Video Emerges

  • A popular northern senator has made a stunning revelation about the crucial role he plays in the decision-making process of his wife
  • Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa openly confessed on the Senate floor how he influenced his wife, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa's judgment in favour of his colleagues
  • He noted that Justice Zainab used to subvert justice in her court for the highest bidder, especially the APC members

Adamu Bulkachuwa, a senator representing Bauchi North, has made a shocking revelation about the affairs of his wife as a judge.

The Bauchi lawmaker noted that Zainab Bulkachuwa, his wife, used her position as a judge to favour his colleagues in the Senate.

Bauchi state, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa
Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa revealed how he influenced his wife's decision as a judge. Photo credit: @LawrenceOkoroPG
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Senator Bulkachuwa revealed how his wife used her position as a judge to assist his colleagues

Zainab, a former president of the Court of Appeal, was the first female to hold the position.

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Speaking at the Senate valedictory session on Saturday, June 10, Bulkachuwa said he often influenced his wife’s decisions while she was in office, The Cable reported.

“And she has been very tolerant and accepted my encroachment and extended her help to my colleagues,” he added.

Lawan cautions Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa

Ahmad Lawan, the outgoing Senate president who presided over the valedictory session, interrupted the senator before he spoke any further, The ICIR report added.

“Distinguished, I don’t think this is a good idea going this direction,” Lawan said.

The 10th Senate is expected to be inaugurated on Tuesday, June 13.

Video of Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa's revelation surfaces online

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Makinde said this while speaking on Monday, June 12, during the post-second-term inauguration interdenominational thanksgiving service in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

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