4 individuals who posed as operatives of the proscribed Nigerian Service provider Naval Corps have been arrested throughout their go to to the workplace of the Chairman of Irepodun/ Ifelodun Native Authorities, Hon. Shina Ogunleye,
The gun-weilding corps, who clad in Naval uniform, have been rounded up on the headquarters of the council at Igede Ekiti.
Ogunleye who confirmed this to journalists through phone dialog, mentioned the 4 males have been nabbed by a mixed power of Police and males of the Division of State Companies (DSS) who acted on a tip off from the council boss.
The Council boss described the motion as a botched tried kidnapping that was averted because of fast intervention of the safety forces.
He mentioned: “Earlier than they got here to my workplace, that they had earlier known as and with the best way they spoke, I suspected a foul-play and I needed to inform some larger safety officers within the state who tutored me on what to do.
“Once they known as me the second time, I gave them an appointment for 9am on Tuesday. After I was knowledgeable by my Secretary that that they had arrived, I instantly contacted the State Director of DSS and the Police Space Commander answerable for Ido/Osi and Irepodun Ifelodun native governments.
“I arrived the workplace round 10am and as I used to be coming into my workplace, they wished to observe me, however they have been prevented from gaining entry till the DSS and police operatives numbering 20 arrived the scene.
“The safety requested them some pertinent questions, however they may not reply appropriately. It was then we realized that they have been faux officers and that they got here for a sinister mission.
“That they had been arrested and brought to the police headquarters for additional questioning”.
However the police spokesman, Sunday Abutu, mentioned preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested males dedicated a case of impersonation.
Abutu revealed that the suspects mentioned they have been in Ekiti to arrange a base of their safety outfit in Igede Ekiti, which he described as a breach of the regulation, saying the physique they claimed to symbolize had been disbanded by the federal authorities.
“They’re being detained, and they are going to be charged to court docket quickly”.