Aisha Buhari sends veiled, ‘Don’t you dare’ message to Police over Busola/Dakolo rape saga
In what appears to be a don’t-you-dare-do-it message to the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, seems to have thrown her big hat into the ring in the unfolding alleged rape scandal involving celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo, who exhumed a 20 years old alleged rape against prominent pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo.
Fatoyinbo has denied the allegation, but the saga has had its ups and downs, rubbishing many, throwing up more muck; and leading many to question the motive of old and new entrants into the drama
Aisha specifically drew attention to a report published in online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, without making comments, but her position is obvious from hashtags she highlighted before the newspaper’s story.
The Police has since denied that the invitation to the Dakolos was a warrant of arrest.
Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba said in a statement: “It is important however to note that a Police Invitation Letter is not synonymous with a Warrant of Arrest, and must not be construed to be one. Rather, it is a polite investigative tool used in eliciting information voluntarily from parties to aid police investigations.
“Members of the public should see it as a legitimate act in line with the constitutional mandate of the police, which among other things include the investigation of all complaints brought before it.
“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MA Adamu NPM, mni has appealed for calm, and is reassuring Nigerians that the Police Force under his watch will remain professional, impartial and unreservedly committed to the pursuit of justice in this case and all other cases before it.”
On Saturday, Busola’s husband and singing sensation, Timi Dakola, had given an insight into what transpired in his home. On Instagram, he announced his readiness to take on the Police, and Fatoyinbo; and defend his family with his life.
He wrote: “Our lawyers had told us to get ready for this letter.
We have long been ready for this type of institutionalized intimidation and dirtiness. Investigating officials have frustrated as a result of underhand delay? Dirty bloggers are fabricating things that cover the truth , going to the IG’s people under dark to force this case to be posted to Abuja? Now this: a false investigation in Abuja when our own petition filed since June has not been answered and NO INVITATION HAS BEEN MADE TO THE ACCUSED IN A RAPE CASE????! NOT ONE MOVEMENT TOWARDS JUSTICE??? Rubbishing the legal and criminal system ?
And sending a bus load of questionable armed “policemen” and shady men lying in wait to intimidate my wife and children today, forcing their way into my home? Is that how the REAL police delivers a letter ? This is best you can do? This is why all the hurting women and families havent come out with HORRIBLE THINGS DONE TO THEM???!!
You picked the wrong one and you picked the wrong time. Nigerians are more awake than you think .
I will fight for my wife and my children -it’s the promise I made with my life and one I intend to keep .I will defend them from the unrelenting attack of a weak man who thinks he can use money and power to cover for all of his crimes.
Like I said ,we have since been ready .
GIVE US THE FIRE, THEN WATCH ME WORK!