Mutallab isn’t just middle class, he’s wealthy
same information-rich Independent article
With his wealth, privilege and education at one of Britain’s leading universities, Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab had the world at his feet—able to choose from a range of futures in which to make his mark on the world.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at December 27, 2009 12:00 PM | Send
Abdulmutallab, 23, had lived a gilded life, and, for the three years he studied in London, he stayed in a two million pound flat.
Abdulmutallab’s father, Umaru, is the former economics minister of Nigeria. He retired earlier this month as the chairman of the First Bank of Nigeria but is still on the boards of several of Nigeria’s biggest firms, including Jaiz International, a holding company for the Islamic Bank. The 70-year-old, who was also educated in London, holds the Commander of the Order of the Niger as well as the Italian Order of Merit.