A fake University of Ibadan Professor, Olayinka Emmanuel has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command after he fraudulently collected N1million from a man.
He collected the money under the pretext of manufacturing animal multivitamins for him.
The 54-year-old, who claimed to be a Professor of Animal Husbandry was paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude at the Police Headquarters in Ibadan.
He said the suspect, Olayinka Emmanuel, acted in connivance with an accomplice, Adegoke Adewumi, 53, to obtain the sum from Kolawole Kamorudeen.
According to the police, “the duo lied to the victim that they were manufacturers of animal multivitamins. Believing them, the suspect parted with the sum only to later discover that the so-called multivitamins supplied to him were grinded green beans.
“The suspect told police during investigation that the label was printed somewhere in the Oluwole area of Lagos State.
“Four cartons of the green beans branded as multivitamins were recovered in the course of the investigation.” He added.
The accomplice, Adewunmi revealed that he went into the business in order to make ends meet due to his lack of job adding that the accused professor is his boss
He said; “We actually used the animal supplement to produce the vitamin, but we added green beans to improve the quantity for more money. I am jobless and that is why I went into the business.”