Operatives of Oyo state police command have arrested a 50-year-old man, Adebisi Ayodele, an elementary school teacher at Ikereku-Idan, Abeokuta, Ogun State who had hitherto paraded himself as an Assistant Superintendent of Police for years.
According to a briefing by the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP. Adewale Osifeso, the suspect was arrested on Sunday, August 21, at Asejire under Egbeda Local Government while providing illegal escort services in a Red Mitsubishi space wagon with Registration No. ARP 34 AA.
He said, “The dragnet of eagled eye operatives attached to “Operation Restore Peace”, Oyo State Police Command has identified and apprehended one Adebisi Ayodele ‘m’ a level 14 elementary school teacher at Ikereku- Idan, Abeokuta, Ogun State who has been presenting himself as an Assistant Superintendent of Police attached to Police Mobile Force Unit of the Nigeria Police Force for (13) thirteen years.
The suspect at the time of arrest on Sunday 22/08/2022 at Asejire under Egbeda Local Government was providing illegal escort services in a Red Mitsubishi space wagon with Registration No. ARP 34 AA, dressed in complete police uniform in the company of another female passenger.
Exhibits found in possession of the suspected serial impersonator included two unexpended canisters? In his words, the suspect confessed to having stolen the police mobile uniform and kits from his neighbour’s house in Abeokuta.
He said, “I stole the uniform, the canisters and other kits from my neighbour’s house in Abeokuta, I’m a primary school teacher, I’m currently in level 14, and I love the police job, and have been telling people in my area that I’m a policeman, so like five years ago I stole the uniform and kits and I started wearing it so that people will know truly that I’m a policeman, I had not committed any offence with it before.”