The Operatives attached with the Federal Capital Teritory, FCT, Police Command, Abuja have arrested a 37 years old woman, mother of Four for parading her self as Hajia Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari to solicit for juice contracts from heads of Federal goverment establishments in Abuja.
The FCT, Commissioner of Police, CP Sadiq Abubakar Bello disclosed this on Monday while parading the suspect before news men in Abuja.
According to the CP, the woman was using the name of the First Lady to solicit for contracts and financial assistances from unsuspecting members of the Public, especially heads of government establishments.
He said that the suspect was however arrested by Police Operatives on the 10th of January this year, at Fadama 111 Project Office, Maitama, Abuja, following a report that she contacted the Coordinator of the Project that wanted assistance in her capacity as the First Lady.
According to him,’upon her arrest, a phone and a newly acquired Aitel SIM card registered in the name of Aisha Buhari, First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was recovered from the suspect.
“Investigation is on going with a view to contacting other people she must have duped in the name of the First Lady, at the end of the investigation, she will be charged to Court”.
Bello however advised the members of the Public to always be double sure of whom they were dealing with before they would part with their monet or property.
Speaking with news men, the suspect, Aisha Bello owned up bur said she only did it once.
On how she got the phone number of the Project Coordinator, Aisha stated that she got it from the Coordinator’s office but pleaded for forgiveness from both the first Lady and the Project Coordinator.