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Ex-EFCC Boss, Lamorde, Speaks on Aisha Buhari’s Role in Jefferson Bribery Scandal

Aisha Buhari
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Ibrahim Lamorde, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has disclosed that the Aisha Buhari named in the bribery scandal involving a U.S. Congressman, Williams Jefferson, is not the Aisha that is President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife.

Speaking with PREMIUM TIMES Lamorde said, “I can tell you authoritatively that the Aisha Buhari named in that case is not President Buhari’s wife,” Mr. Lamorde said when contacted Tuesday morning. It is another Aisha Buhari entirely.

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“I was the director of operations at the EFCC at the time so I know about the case very well. I can tell you that it is not her (President Buhari’s wife). That much we established.”

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