NSCDC Parades Togolese,2 Nigerians For Electricity Cable Theft In Ibadan

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Mohammed Shosanya

Three suspected electricity cable thieves were on Tuesday paraded at the Oyo State Command Headquaters of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Agodi Ibadan.

The suspected cable thieves,Aliu Musa, 29, a Togolese,Joseph Godwin Lakur, from Anambra state and Joseph Micheal, 25 year old Taraba indigene,were arrested on July 28th around 0200hrs along Nihort Ile-Titun area of Ibadan over vandalization of street light cable belonging to Oyo state government

The state publicity officer of the Corps, Oyindamola Okuneye,disclosed this while briefing journalists on behalf of the state Commandant of the NSCDC, Dr Micheal Adaralewa.

The Commandant also said that the suspects also confirmed to have done operation in the month of July when they have vandalized and sold the cable in the same area for N40,000.

Besides,the command also paraded one Opeyemi Aanuoluwa, aged 24 for allegedly stole a tricycle around Ita-Akinloye area of Oje Ibadan.

Commandant Adaralewa,said:”On 15th, August 2023 around 0600hrs at It’s Akinloye Area of Oje Ibadan, a suspect Opeyemi stoled a tricycle, by destroyed some part of the tricycle before he could drive it away at Oje in Ibadan.”

“Due to the tracker positioned on the tricycle it was later tracked down by officer of Oyo who was at Iseyin on the same day.”

In their separate interviews,the suspects confessed to the crime leveled against them.

Opeyemi said: “It was the handiwork of the devil that led me into stealing the tricycle and I can say, I did it because I don’t really have job at hand to do, so when I saw the tricycle I decided to steal it, so I can be using it to hustle, I’m so sorry for my actions.

One of the suspected cable thieves, Joseph Godwin said: “This is my first time of doing this, It was my friends here that asked me to take them and the cable to the buyer and we sold it at the rate of forty two thousand naira, (N42,000) I was given just three thousand naira, but it was when we got here that I heard them saying they’ve done it once.

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