Aisha Buhari has filed a lawsuit against Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose over his claim that she was involved in the Halliburton corruption scandal. Fayose had in a statement he released in June alleged that Aisha Buhari was the “Aisha Buhari” named in a U.S. court document, alleged to have been involved in a bribery case involving a former U.S. lawmaker, Williams Jefferson.
Although Aisha Buhari has denied the claims and even threatened a lawsuit, Fayose still insisted that she was the one indicted in the corruption case. The lawsuit was filed today July 20th. No judge has been assigned to the case yet but Fayose enjoys immunity as he is a sitting governor.