Hauwa Suntai, the widow of the late former governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, has married a Katsina-born businessman and CEO of ITBAN Global Resources LTD, Haliru Saad Malami, aka San Turakin Malumfashi.
Born into a Muslim family from Borno, Hauwa married Mr Suntai, a Christian, decades ago.
Emmanuel Bello, an aide to the late governor, however corrected DAILY NIGERIAN report that she is reverted to Islam. According to him, she has been a Muslim all her life.
Sources said Mr Malami, believed to be in his 30s, is Turai Yar’Adua’s cousin.
Hauwa’s late husband was involved in a plane crash in October 2012 and died on June 28, 2017 in Houston, Florida, in the United States.
Mr Malami married Hauwa, who is in her 50s, in a lowkey event held at the Central Mosque, Abuja on Saturday.