Nigeria’s proactive First Lady, Aisha Buhari has used the opportunity of boosting awareness about COVID-19 to lift a lid on an alleged power tussle in the Presidential Villa, PRNigeria reported late on Friday.
It reported that some key aides attached to the First Lady were arrested under yet unknown circumstances.
PRNigeria in a late evening bulletin on Friday reported thus:
It was, however, gathered that the reason behind their arrest was still shrouded in secrecy, though PRNigeria was told by a dependable source in the Villa that those whisked away may include key security details of the President’s wife.
The reliable source, further disclosed that the tension rocking the ‘Seat of Power’, and midwifed by the sudden arrest of the First Lady’s aides is not unconnected to the ‘power-play game’ between an aide to Mr. President and his wife, Aisha.
In a Twitter post on Friday, the First Lady, called on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to immediately order the release of her close security details.
Aisha’s post, which came after a series of tweets on COVID-19 on a day Nigeria observed the Democracy Day, reads: