N2.5bn fraud: Aisha Buhari gets her ADC arrested
The wife of Pres. Buhari, Aisha, has caused the arrest of her own Aide De Camp, after accusing him of defrauding her, Premiumtimes is reporting.
According to PT, Mrs Buhari is alleging that Sani Baba-Inna, a chief superintendent of police, received huge donations from politicians and business people on her behalf and then kept the cash to himself. .
She therefore requested the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to arrest and compel Mr. Baba-Inna to refund the money, put at over N2.5billion.
The police officer was arrested Friday. A source was referenced as saying another aide working for Mrs Buhari originated the claim.
An associate of the embattled police officer said Mr. Baba-Inna strongly denied the allegation, saying he received no donation from anyone on behalf of his boss.
Immediately the police received the petition from Mrs Buhari, the ADC was arrested on Friday last week and investigation launched.
“The IG said the matter must be investigated immediately and the house of the ADC was raided,” one of our sources said. Shockingly, investigators only found N1,200 cash in the House.
His bank account was also investigated and had only a balance of N30,000 while the transaction records showed that most credits to the account were his salaries and allowances.”
The police, it was gathered, concluded that Mrs Buhari must have been wrongly informed as there was nothing to show or prove that such huge sums of money was in the custody of Mr Baba-Inna.
An associate of Mr. Baba-Inna said the police contacted those named as donors of the controversial funds but that they all denied making the donations attributed to them.
When Mrs Buhari was informed of the outcome of police investigation, the source said the first lady flared up and accused the police of colluding “to protect one of their own”.
She then reportedly asked the State Security Service (SSS) to take over the case and get the money back”. Baba-Inna was then picked up and now undergoing interrogation.