On Monday, 19th of October, 2015, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Monday disclosed that it had apprehended a 70 year old fake Presidential Adviser on Defence Matters.
Revealing the suspect, Aamule Sule who claimed to be a retired Army Colonel, to the media, the command’s Spokesman, ASP Anjuguri Manzah, said the suspect was arrested on October 18 at a house in Maitama area of Abuja where he claimed to have met a former governor.
“Police operatives attached to Maitama Division acting on a tip-off arrested one fake Colonel (name withheld) who claimed to be the Special Adviser to the President on Defence Matters“He also confessed that he only hides under that guise to solicit for juicy contracts or financial favour from his high profile victims,” he said.
He said that one fake identification card and five complimentary cards were recovered from him. The suspect, who said he worked with the Bauchi State Government up to 1990, said he had been in the business for over three years.
“I thought it was an easy way to feed my family,” he said.