A 42-year-old man, Abdulsalam Ajibola, has been arrested by the Kwara State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly impersonating a soldier to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.
The suspect, according to a statement by the Command’s spokesman, DSC Ayeni Olasunkanmi, was tracked down at Oke-Onigbin in Isin local government area of the state on the 24th of March, 2023 by the Tracking Unit of the Command.
Abdulsalam was alleged to have impersonated a soldier with a view to defrauding one Abdullahi Saheed of the sum of N700,000, as well as one Ropo Gabriel to the tune of N96,000, having promised to help them get admission into the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna.
He was also alleged to have falsely taken a Toyota picnic car from one Prophet Samuel Olugbemiga for commercial transportation after which he absconded. The suspect, the statement added, would soon be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.