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THROWBACK NEWS: How Sambo Dasuki Arrested Muhammadu Buhari in 1985 & Destroyed Buhari First Marriage


In I985, former military Ruler, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, Kicked Buhari out of Office through Military Coup Dictact and Former National Security Adviser to ex president, Goodluck Jonathan, Sambo Dasuki Immediately placed Buhari in Chains, at that time Nigerians were celebrating the Muslim festival and enjoying the public holidays.

Sambo Dasuki, led a team of four Police men which include, Abubakar Dangiwa Umar, Lawan Gwadabe, Abdulmumuni Aminu, and arrested Buhari 1n August 26th 1985.

Buhari was arrested and his government toppled, IBB, through the help of Dasuki, threw Buhari into Prison custody.

Dasuki was then made the ADC (aide-de-camp) to Babangida.

Buhari was left to rot in jail for two years and this wrecked his love life with Safinatu.

Buhari and Hajia Safinatu got married in 1971 and they have five children, 4 girls and a boy.

But upon Buhari’s Release, Safinatu Divorced Buhari as she was reported to had been Devastated over Buhari’s Arrest.

Safinatu Served as First Lady of Nigeria from December 1983 to August 1985.

She Divorced Buhari in 1988 which led to Buhari’s Romance with ”Aisha” in 1989, Now Aisha Buhari, Current Nigeria’s First Lady.

However, Hajia Safinatu is no More, She died in 2006 from complications from diabetes.

While Sambo Dasuki is being Prosecuted by Muhammadu Buhari over alleged Fraud and Embezzlement of Funds Meant for Procurement of Arms during the last Administration.

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