The Nigeria Police have arrested one Aisha Muhammed Bello, for impersonating wife of the President, Aisha Buhari.
The suspect, who has same resemblance with the President’s wife, was arrested with a customised phone number with Aisha Buhari’s name.
While parading her yesterday evening, the FCT Police Commissioner, Sadiq Bello said, “Today we have a special suspect to present before you, she is Aisha Muhammed Bello, 37-year-old mother of four from Plateau State.
“She was arrested for impersonating the wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari. She is using the name of the First Lady to solicit for contracts and financial assistance from unsuspecting members of the public, especially heads of government establishments.”
The CP noted that the suspect was arrested by police operatives on January 10, 2018 at Fadama III Project Office, Maitama, Abuja following a report that she contacted the coordinator of the project that she wants assistance in her capacity as the First Lady.
“Upon her arrest, a phone and a newly acquired Airtel 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 investigation, she will be charged to court. Members of the public are hereby advised to always be double sure of who they are dealing with before they part with their property or money,” the CP said.
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