By Joseph Edeh
The Police Command within the FCT has arrested a lady, Aisha Bello, 37, for allegedly impersonating Mrs Aisha Buahri in Abuja.
The Commissioner of Police within the FCT, Mr Sadiq Bello, disclosed this whereas presenting the suspect earlier than newsmen in Abuja on Monday.
Bello stated that the suspect used the title of Mrs Buhari to solicit for contracts and monetary help from unsuspecting members of the general public.
“Today we have now a particular suspect to current to you; she is Aisha Muhammed Bello, 37 years previous and a mom of 4 from Plateau.
“The suspect was arrested by police operatives on Jan. 10 on the Fadama workplace in Maitama, following a report that she contacted the Coordinator of the mission.
“She wanted assistance in her capacity as the first lady,” he stated.
The commissioner stated telephone and a newly acquired Airtel SIM card registered within the title of the primary woman had been recovered from her.
“Investigation is ongoing with a view to contacting other people she must have duped in the name of the first lady,” Bello added.
The commissioner stated that the suspect could be charged to court docket on the finish of investigation.
Bello suggested members of the general public to all the time be doubly certain of who they take care of earlier than parting with their property or cash.
He reiterated the command’s willpower to enhance on its service supply to the folks whereas calling for the help and cooperation of the general public.