Diezani Alison Madueke, former minister of petroleum, has reportedly ordered her relatives to jet her back to Nigeria this Friday as her condition grew worse last weekend.
The ex-oil minister has not been responding to treatment since Thursday, November 19.
This development has given her family sleepless night, hence the decision to have her return to the country to find spiritual help.Daily Post reports that Diezani’s family have concluded plans to visit a Lagos-based prophet, T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) for prayers.
An insider is quoted to have said: “She has not tasted any solid food since last Monday. She did not speak throughout Thursday. When she eventually spoke Friday morning, she ordered them to return her to the country to visit Prophet T. B Joshua for prayers.”
Madueke has been bedridden in a London hospital following her removal as overseer of the oil ministry, she is said to be battling cancer.
Meanwhile, the ailing former minister who has been battling some charges of fraud leveled against her, said in a recent interview that she did not steal a dime while in office. According to her, she left $5.6 billion in the NLNG account, contrary to reports that she milked the nation’s treasury dry before leaving office.
The embattled minister noted that she served the country professionally.