Police Apprehends Aminu Tambuwal’s Impersonator | Photo
The Commandant of NSCDC, Mr Babangida Dutsin-Ma, said he was arrested after extorting N20,000 from an Islamic Cleric, as the said Bello Abdullahi was paraded before newsmen yesterday Thursday, July 21.
According to the what the commandant said, the suspect, claimed to be Governor Aminu Tambuwal, placed a call through to the unsuspecting cleric that he would be included in a high powered proposed State Committee on Religious Affairs. He also asked the cleric to drop N20,000, for the provision of a certificate to qualify him for the membership of the proposed committee.
“He also called his victim, asking for another N 5,000 for registration and eventual inclusion in the proposed faked committee. So, it was at that time that the victim became suspicious, reported the matter to us and we swung into action.” Dutsin-Ma.
“It was after the arrest of the errand man that he led us to where the fake Gov. Tambuwal was domiciled. We immediately arrested him, and we will charge him to court after the conclusion of our investigations.”
Source: Hajiya Maryam