He stated that the actual Aisha Buhari was involved in soiling the name of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ribadu stated that if Nigerian authorities wanted to know about the details of the case, her real identity could be easily established as she recently renewed her passport at the Nigeria embassy in Washington and they should still have a file on her.
Ribadu said: “She is a different person and has lived in the US for years. She is hardly in Nigeria.
“The EFCC was working with US authorities on the investigations. One of my plans was to arrest her before I left the commission. Our suspicion then was that she was using the Buhari name for influence.
“The EFCC laid ambush to see if she would come into the country so she could be arrested. I didn’t know what happened to the plan to arrest her after I left.”