Mrs Ramatu Yakubu Kyari is the first wife of suspended police DCP, Abba Kyari.
She made headlines on Monday, March 14, 2022, after she fainted at a Federal High Court in Abuja on hearing that her husband’s bail application has been adjourned till March 28, 2022.
According to reports, as Justice Emeka Nwite announced he has postponed the ruling on the bail motion filed by Kyari’s lawyers to March 28, Mrs Ramatu Yakubu Kyari, alleged to be in her early 40s, fainted. She fell to the floor “like an empty sack”, DNB Stories Africa was told.
What caused her fainting?
According to medical experts, common reasons that could make people to faint include fear or other kinds of emotional trauma, severe pain, a sudden drop in blood pressure, low blood sugar, hyperventilation, dehydration, etc. Mrs Ramatu Yakubu Kyari must have experienced one of these before she slumped.
What happened to Ramatu Yakubu Kyari after she fainted in court?
In a video shown to DNB Stories Africa, Mrs Ramatu Yakubu Kyari who wore a black Hijab over her hair is seen being carried out of the court by some NDLEA officials and lawyers present at the time of the incident.
It was learnt that the unconscious woman was taken inside one of the offices of the court where close members of her family and friends tried to resuscitate her.
Luckily, she eventually regained consciousness and was seen slowly walking out of the court entrance about an hour later, accompanied by her friends and family.
This was some moments after Mr Kyari, along with the other defendants, was led away in an NDLEA vehicle.
Mrs Ramatu Yakubu Kyari’s husband, DCP Abba Kyari and four others are currently facing an eight-count charge bordering on drug trafficking.
The other police officers Mr Kyari is charged with include Sunday J. Ubia, Bawa James, Simon Agirigba and John Nuhu – all members of the Police Intelligence Response Team.