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There Was An Attempt To Burgle Buhari’s Chief Of Staff’s Residence – Presidency

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There was an attempt to burgle the residence of Ibrahim Gambari, the to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidency has said.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, , confirmed that the incident occurred very early on Monday morning.

‘A Foolish Attempt’?

His confirmation followed the report by an online medium, Peoples Gazette, that gunmen suspected to be robbers invaded the residences of Gambari and another senior aide to the President, Abubakar Maikano – the Admin Officer, located close to the Presidential Villa in .

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Quoting administration officials and security sources at the villa, the news outfit said that the incident forced Gambari and Maikano to abandon their residences.

The burglars were said to have raided the two houses where they reportedly packed money and other valuable assets.

While he was silent on the purported incident at Maikano’s residence, Shehu noted that Gambari confirmed what he described as a foolish attempt to burgle his .

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“The Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has confirmed that there “was a foolish attempt” to burgle his residence at 3:00am this (Monday) morning, but it turned out to be unsuccessful,” the President’s spokesman said in a tweet.

He added, “Professor Gambari, whose house is on a street next to the Villa, has assured that there is nothing to worry about from the incident.”

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According to Peoples Gazette, the residences of the two senior aides to the President were thoroughly ransacked and no one has yet to be arrested in connection with the incidents.

This comes amid the disturbing rate of in the country with several calls on the to secure the lives of the people and their properties.


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