- The Yobe state first lady, Gumsu Abacha, has announced her divorce from Governor Mai Mala Buni of the state
- Gumsu, who is the daughter of late General Sani Abacha, the former Nigerian military head of state, made the disclosure when he responded to a comment on her tweet that she was single
- The daughter of the former military leader shared her picture on the microblogging platform with the caption that she was emancipating and liberating
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Gumsu Abacha, the Yobe state first lady and daughter of the former military head of state, late General Sani Abacha, has announced her divorce from Governor Mai Mala Buni.
Gumsu took to her social media page to announce that she was emancipating and liberating. She tweeted, "Emancipation...Liberation."
In the comment section of her post, she was referred to as the first lady of Yobe state, but Gumsu declared she was not married.
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"I am not married," she wrote.
She, however, declined to provide further context to her post.
Legit.ng could not independently verify whether she had indeed parted ways with the governor as of the time of this report.
Nigerians react as Gumsu Abacha hints at divorce from Governor Buni
Ayomide Soyinka asked for clarification, for Abacha did not respond. He asked:
"You are no more with Mai Mala Buni?"
Zaharaddeen Salisu Dansabo prayed that the daughter of the former head of state find peace in her endeavours. He wrote:
"“Mai daki she kadai ya san inda yake masa yoyo” according to my Hausa people. Allah ya sa haka ne mafi alkhairi and may he ease your burden and give you everlasting peace of mind."
Duci Musa commented that Abacha has escaped while thanking God. He wrote:
"Thanks to God. She's escaped."
Diana said people should connect the dots and stop asking her questions that were not needed. She wrote:
"Someone said she is not Married...una still dey ask question like u guys cannot connect the dots even if she *was* earlier married".
See the tweet here:
Governor Buni's marriage allegedly crashed months ago
According to Daily Nigerian, an insider source disclosed that her marriage to the governor of the All Progressives Congress (APC), reportedly crashed “some months ago”.
The governor got married to the 45-year-old Gumsu Abacha, on April 14, 2021, where he paid 24 gold coins as dowry.
She was earlier married to Bayero Mohamadou, a Cameroonian billionaire but the union ended in 2020.