Falola, who was nabbed by the Oyo State Police Command during a stop-and-search in Ibadan recently. The police saw a sticker belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association on his windscreen. When asked about his identity, he failed to substantiate his claim of being a lawyer.
He later confessed to being a dropout of a university in Osun State, adding that he had deceived more than 100 people with his fake identity.
“I paraded myself as a lawyer and I have taken money from more than 100 people.
I promised to get jobs for them at NNPC and security organisations.
I have made up to N4m from the practice out of which I bought a Toyota Corolla car.
I lived in Osogbo. I came to Ibadan to visit my family when I was arrested by the police.”
His car, valued at N2m, has a number plate, FST 298 AY has been impounded and he’ll be charged to court as soon as investigations into his activities are concluded.