The Imo State Police Command has announced the arrested of a 23 – year old man, Nwafor Kenneth Obinna from Umuebo, Ezumoha in Isiala Mbano council area for impersonating the Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello.
The NPF also revealed that the Obinna specializes in duping unsuspecting members of the public of millions of naira.
This statement was made by the Imo state commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, during a chat with newsmen at the command today.
“Following a petition from the office of the Kogi State Government of an internet fraudster impersonating Kogi State Governor His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello on fake SMEs loan on 09/03/2018, operatives of the FSARS quickly swung into action. Through diligent investigation, the suspect named above was arrested on 14/3/2018. Suspect has confessed to the crime stating that he designed a website of Kogi State Governor and used it to dupe unsuspecting members of Kogi State. Investigation is ongoing,” Galadanchi said.
24 suspects were arrested for armed robbery, eight for cultism, one for child trafficking and 11 for unlawful possession of fire arms. All of them will be charged to court.