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Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari sued Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state over allegations that she was involved in the Halliburton scandal.

The governor was served the court summons today, on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose. play

Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose.

(The Cable)

Governor Fayose accused the president's wife of being the "Aisha Buhari" who was involved in the bribery case involving a U.S lawmaker,Williams Jefferson.

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Mrs Buhari issued a five-day ultimatum to the governor demanding a full retraction of the widely-circulated material issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi.

The Nigerian constitution however provides the governor immunity against criminal prosecution.

Meanwhile, the United States government has said it has no information on the alleged criminal offence committed in the country by Mrs Buhari.

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