A 58-year-old man, identified as Mallam Aminu Ado has been captured by Nigeria police for reportedly pretending to be the widow of late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari.

According to the police reports, Ado has been tricking without suspecting by Nigerians via such act.

The Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, also parade a man also known as Al Amin Yerima in Abuja on Monday.

The Force PRO explained to newsmen that after the demised of the Abba Kyari, the  former chief of staff, Ado went on to pretend like the widow and getting in touch with eminent citizen requesting for donations to make him prepare special prayers for her husband.

Mba said, “In the course of doing that some of the prominent Nigerians became suspicious and reached out to us. He has been cooperative with the investigation and held back no facts.

“He is 58 years old. He had also had a stint with EFCC in 2019. He was charged to an Abuja High Court and was convicted and imprisoned for three months as a result of the plea bargain he successfully initiated by his lawyers."

He said that Ado set up an application on his phone capable of manipulating his voice to that of a woman to which he used to perpetuate the criminal act.

Mba said further that Ado agreed for doing it without the permission from any member of Kyari’s family.

Ado was quoted to have also agreed fir calling  Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila and the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong to tax them for money.

The culprits disclosed that he knew the politicians very well as he was also a politician and they have been relating.

“I am a politician and I have the ambition of being governor of Kano State 2023 insha allah,” he confidently said.


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