crowd after he claimed to be a rich man and tried to scam a lady of
recharge cards worth N44,000.
An eyewitness named Olayinka Ayodeji Awoyemi on Facebook shared the story. He said:
So this plum middle age man (thief) was caught in my office complex
today claiming to a young lady selling recharge cards, he own an office
in the complex and one of the SUVs parked in the complex premises.
He then told the lady to bring all her recharge cards and told her to sit somewhere in the compound
to calculate the total money while he inform his Secretary to bring her
the money estimated to be around 44, 000 Naira. He even send the
security guard to get him 5 pure water, that they need water in his
After, he climb the stairs into the building, return and tell the young
lady that her money is on the way, she should wait for his Secretary.
Very quickly this same man advanced to the gate and jumped into a Keke
Napep but luckily for the lady who was highly observant, grabbed him by
his shirt, pulled him off the keke and screamed on him.
He was then caught, given a light beating and has since been handed over
to the Bode Thomas, Lagos Police unit. Ewo oju ole ….. plz people be
very careful, so many tactics is been employed by these people this
days. GOD continue to save us (amen)