This Woman Impersonates Fashola's Wife; Dupes Government
Mrs. Asogbon Abosede, a 53-year-old
primary school teacher, has been arraigned
at the Ikeja Magistrateâ€™s Court for allegedly
impersonating the wives of Lagos and
Osun states governors and defrauding
officials of the Lagos State Government.
Abosede, a Grade 10 teacher, was said to
have committed the crime between June
and July 2013 through text messages in
which she claimed to be Mrs. Abimbola
Fashola and Mrs. Sherifat Aregbesola.
The accused allegedly influenced her
redeployment from a primary school in
Alimosho area of the state to the Lagos
State Basic Education Board by sending text
messages to the Chairman of SUBEB,
presenting herself as Fashola and later as
The request was said to have been granted
as she was redeployed soon afterwards.
The police also said among the sins of the
accused was that she sent more text
messages to the Chairman of Agbado/Oke-
Odo Local Council Development Area, and
the Education Secretary of Alimosho, as
Fashola, demanding Ramadan gifts.
The LCDA chairman, in response to the
SMS, was said to have sent N100,000,
while Education Secretary, sent three
BlackBerry phones valued at N105,000.
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