The Police in Ogun State have arresteda 26-year-old man, Abiodun Joseph, for allegedly impersonating the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi.
The suspect, according to the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, was said to have created social media accounts, Facebook and Whatsapp to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.
The CP told newsmen that the suspect was arrested, last Wednesday, at Ilese -Ijebu area of the state following a tip-off, and he was said to have duped some unnamed people tothe tune of N600,000. The suspect said he started the scam last year October and that he had successfully defrauded two women based abroad.
Joseph told journalists said he lured his victims onthe pretence that he wanted to marry them, by requesting for their nude pictures and money, so as to perform spiritual act before marrying him.