By Joseph Edeh
The Police on Friday arraigned one Aishatu Bello , 37, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly impersonating because the spouse of the President,Mrs Aisha Buhari.
The defendant who resides at Durumi village, Abuja, was arrested on Jan.10 after allegedly committing the offence.
The Prosecuting Counsel, Mr Adama Musa, informed the court docket that the alleged offence was opposite to Section 179 of the Penal Code.
Musa mentioned that Goni Bakaryu of Fadama House, No.1 Eldoret Close, Wuse 11, Abuja, reported the matter on the Maitama Police Station.
Musa informed the court docket that Bakaryu had knowledgeable the police that the National Project Coordinator of Fadama 111, Mr Tayo Adewumi was meant to be the defendant’ sufferer.
He mentioned the complainant knowledgeable the police that Adewumi had acquired a textual content message from the defendant, who claimed to be the spouse of the president.
Musa additionally informed the court docket that the defendant had used the textual content to demand for contract from the National Project Coordinator of Fadama 111.
He mentioned throughout investigation, it was found that the spouse of Mr President didn’t ship the defendant to the Fadama 111 coordinator to safe any contracts.
The defendant, nevertheless, pleaded not responsible to the cost.
The defendant’s counsel, Mr Olatunji Salawu, had filed an oral software for bail.
“In view of the plea of the defendant of not responsible, and the applying of the prosecution counsel for an adjournment, we apply that the defendant be admitted to bail,“he mentioned.
The Magistrate, Mrs Yetunde Iwot, admitted the defendant to bail within the sum of N800, 000, with two sureties and adjourned the case till Feb. 15, for point out. (NAN)