ongoing domestic crisis between former governor of Benue State, Gabriel
Suswam and his wife, Yemisi became evident on Sunday after the wife
returned to the country without her husband.
Yemisi and her
husband left the shores of Nigeria for the United Kingdom few hours
after handing over the baton of leadership to Samuel Ortom in Benue
The media was recently agog with the news that Suswam was
arrested in his luxury London home after Police received a distressed
call from his wife Yemisi, the former First Lady of Benue State,
accusing the former of assault and battery.
to the report, Yemisi reportedly told a dispatcher over the phone that
she feared for her life after being physically assaulted by her husband
over an intense argument relating to Suswam’s mistress named Shidoo, who
is believed to be heavily pregnant for the husband.
has since denied the rumour, describing it as false and baseless but
latest exclusive information available to DAILY POST showed that all is
not well with the former First Family of Benue State.
This is just as the ex- governor’s wife returned to Nigeria on Sunday without her husband.
POST exclusively gathered that Mrs. Suswam who touched down at the
Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja around 8:30pm on Sunday was accompanied by
a young girl who was seen carrying a copy of African Hills magazine.
in a green flowing gown with a white scarf around her neck , Mrs.
Suswam who was evidently looking unhappy sneaked into the arrival
lounge, returning greetings to only a few persons.
governor’s wife only engaged a woman in discussion within the airport
premises for few minutes before she entered an already-waiting black SUV
and zoomed off.
Findings by this reporter show that Yemisi and
Suswam actually had misunderstanding because of the latter’s alleged
extra marital affair, which the wife could no longer bear.
Efforts to ascertain if there was any physical injury on the wife, famously known as the Black Cat of Anyim, proved abortive.
The governor had been linked with several girls including singer, Imelda J and a former Idoma beauty queen.
Close insider squealed that the wife had once threatened to file for divorce because of the issue.
these are not good times for the former First Lady as she still has
some cases to answer after she was accused of orchestrating a raid on
the Benue State Liaison Office in the Asokoro area in Abuja.
claimed that Yemisi’s associates drove two large trucks to the Liaison
Office in Abuja, where they carted away expensive furnishings worth over
was gathered that Yemisi Suswan and her sister received a contract from
the Benue State government to furnish and design the Benue State
Liaison Office in Abuja, which sources said was an unlawful government
contract due to conflicts of interest.