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Presidency clears air on ICPC fugitive being Buhari’s son-in-law




The Presidency has stated that the suspect declared wished by the Impartial Corrupt Practices and different associated offences Fee, ICPC, isn’t an in-law to President Muhammadu Buhari as claimed in some quarters.

The President’s Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed this in a press release on Friday in Abuja.

The ICPC had declared one Gimba Ya’u Kumo wished for alleged misappropriation of $65 million Nationwide Housing Funds.

Kumo, a former Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage financial institution, bought married to Buhari’s daughter in 2016 in Daura, Katsina State.

Nonetheless, Shehu disclosed that the (marriage) relationship had since ended some years in the past.

”A operating story to the impact that the ICPC has declared ‘an in-law of the President’ wished in reference to fraud involving the massive sum of cash, 65 million {dollars} to be actual,” the assertion learn partially

“To set the information straight, the individual declared wished by the ICPC isn’t an in-law to President Buhari.

“Whereas sooner or later in time, the stated fugitive from justice had been linked to a member of the family in marriage, that relationship ended some years in the past.

”It’s, subsequently, unlucky to deliver the President’s household into this case.

”The President’s place always is that the regulation be allowed to take its course.

”As is well-known of him, President Muhammadu Buhari won’t present any cowl for crime, regardless of who’s concerned.”

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