Meet the Nigerian woman whose womb has produced a president, Vice President, a Minister and wives of governors.
The woman pictured left above is Hajia Dada Yar’Adua, the matriach of the Yar’Adua family.
She was married to Musa Yar’Adua, a former Minister.
Her son, Shehu Musa Yaradua, was Vice President from 1979-1981.
Another son of hers, Umaru Musa Yaradua, was Governor of Katsina State for 8 years 1999-2007, and later President of Nigeria 2007-2009 when he died.
Her grandson, Alh. Murtala Shehu Yaradua, was a Minister between 2009-2011.
Three of her granddaughters were wives of Governors of three different states.