One of Senator Buruji Kashamu’s siblings has been duped after he fell to the lies of fraudsters in a fake plot to poison ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo.
Senator Buruji Kashanu and the former president had been at loggerheads with the latter fingered in the failed plot to repatriate the former to the US to face court over monumental drug charge before he was sworn-in as senator.
Senator Buruji Kashamu had poured vitriolic invectives on Obasanjo severally and even dragged the elder statesman to court for libel but withdrew the suit recently in an attempt to make peace with the former president.
Latest reports have it that a new twist was added to the frosty relationship when suspected fraudsters approached Kashamu’s brother(name undisclosed) with fake plot to poison Obasanjo and eliminate him from the face of the earth.
This they claimed would put an end to Obasanjo’s insistence on the repatriation of Kashamu.
One of the two fraudsters claimed to be Obasanjo’s daughter and called herself Yetunde Obasanjo. The other said he was an intelligence officer.
Kashamu’s brother may have accepted the proposal when he gave the fraudsters N500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira) and subsequently introduced them to his elder brother, Senator Buruji.
But Senator Buruji was not gamed with the proposal. Instead, he handed them over to the police at Zone 2 Command, Onikan where they are presently facing interrogation.
Investigation by police revealed that the female fraudster who claimed she was Obasanjo’s daughter has no relationship with the ex-president. Her real name is Victoria Alaegbu while that of her partner in crime is Peter Uwakala.