Family of embattled former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke yesterday opened up on the money laundering allegations against her in London. They described media reports on the matter as a “smear campaign.”
In a related development, the family confirmed that the former minister is down with cancer, urging Nigerians to pray for her recovery.
Report gathered that the health status of the former minister, the statement added: “Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has been receiving treatment for cancer in the UK, which started while she was in office.
The health crisis has unfortunately exacerbated in recent times. She completed months of chemotherapy just last week and is scheduled to undergo surgery next week in London. The family pleads with all reasonable Nigerians to pray for her recovery so that she can face this allegation and give account of her stewardship.”