Oyo Police Arrests 50-Year-Old Teacher Impersonating Assistant Superintendent of Police

The Oyo State Police Command has on Monday paraded a 50-year-old Adebisi Ayodele, who is an assistant headmaster in Ogun State, for impersonating an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP for years.

The suspect was arrested by the Special Oyo Police Operation Squad codenamed ‘Operation Restore Peace’ on Sunday August 21, 2022, along Asejire road, Egbeda Local Government, Ibadan the capital city of Oyo State.

The suspect had impersonated as an Assistant Superintendent of Police attached to Police Mobile Force Unit of the Nigerian Police Force.

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According to the police, two unexpended canisters were recovered from him.

Fielding questions from journalists, the suspect, Ayodele admitted that he had been in the act of impersonation as a member of the Nigerian Police for 13 years.

The suspect according to his confession is a Level 14 Civil Servant and an Assistant Headmaster in Ogun State.

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Ayodele, until his arrest, is an elementary school teacher at a primary school in Ikereku-Idan area of Abeokuta.

Upon interrogation by the police, the suspect who has since admitted to committing the crime, confessed that his passion for the police job led him into the act.

In the meantime, the Oyo State Police Public Relation Officer, SP Adewale Osifeso while addressing the press commended members of the state police command for a job well done.

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Osifeso noted that the suspect and others like him are the ones portraying the Nigerian Police in bad light with unscrupulous acts, urging members of the public to be very vigilant of such criminals masquerading as police officers.

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