A gang has been arrested in Lagos state for impersonating King Sunny Ade. The gang was reportedly led by popular Yoruba actor Yinka Quadri’s personal assistant, Oluwafemi Lawrence.
Oyedokun was arrested alongside two other suspects in his syndicate Three members of a gang focused on impersonating prominent people to defraud unsuspecting victims have been arrested in Lagos state. The gang of impersonators were arrested for pretending to be juju music icon, King Sunny Ade. The three suspects were arrested by special intelligence officers at the Lagos state police command.
The members of the gang, 27-year-old Oluwafemi Lawrence Oyedokun, 23-year-old Rebecca Oyebode and 27-year-old Oyewunmi Abiodun Ridwan, had been using the accounts to announce fake the United States of America and the United Kingdom musical tour.
King Sunny Ade can finally heave a sigh of relief now that the criminals have been caught. It was said that the musician kept on receiving calls from people who believed he was behind the Instagram and Twitter accounts opened in his name.