Why President Buhari ordered EFCC to probe his son in-law who is in honeymoon

Why President Buhari ordered EFCC to probe his son in-law who is in honeymoon

President Buhari was reportedly absent from his second daughter’s wedding ceremony which held last week Friday in Katsina State.

Also, Aisha Buhari did not appear on any of the photo shoots of her step daughter’s wedding.

President Buhari’s latest son in-law year, Malam Yau Gimba Kumo.

The groom reportedly paid N100,000 as the bride price as the union was contracted in accordance with Islamic injunctions.

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As both lovebirds enjoyed their honeymoon, the President ordered an investigation into fraudulent activities linked to his son in-law.

Operatives of the Economic and financial Crimes commission (EFCC) has said Alhaji Kumo is being investigated for fraud.

Mr. Kumo purportedly diverted loans and funds from the bank to fund the construction of a mega hotel in Gombe State.

It is also reported that he used part of the diverted money to purchase of choice properties in Abuja.

The wedding ceremony last week was low-key as the president reportedly did not invite guests to the wedding as was expected.

He reportedly claimed that as it was Fatima’s second marriage, it was not a big deal.

EFCC operatives told our news correspondents that they were investigating several petitions against the president’ son-in-law.

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They did not specify when he might be taken in for interrogation.

Mr. Buhari has openly stated that should any of his relatives be involved in corrupt acts, he will not shield them.

Recall that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had stressed that, in fulfillment of the law, the current government will not tele-guide the anti-corruption agencies or interfere in their work.

He was commenting on a question concerning when former president Goodluck Jonathan would be arrested, in view of the weight of corruption issues surrounding him and his officials.