The President’s wife, Mrs Aisha Buhari has reacted to the allegations leveled against her by Ayo Fayose. Ayo Fayose, the Governor of Ekiti State had alleged that Mrs Buhari was incriminated in the Halliburton bribery scandal that involved a Williams Jefferson, an American Congressman.
Mrs Buhari who reacted to the accusations through her official Twitter account earlier today debunked the claims and depicted the allegations as ‘laughable’. She went further to portray Governor Fayose as a man ‘childishly obsessed with the desire to grab the headlines and abusing people at will sue to his incurably loutish instincts.
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity expressed that the reaction was needful. He said that the allegations would have been totally ignored but to avoid innocent Nigerians not to be swung by falsehood, the Presidency decided to reply to the allegations.
According to the presidential spokesman, Mrs Buhari had no form of direct or indirect connection with U.S Lawmaker, Congressman William Jefferson who was convicted in 2009.