The Personal assistant to Yinka Quadri, Lawrence Oyedokun, has been arrested for allegedly disguising as King Sunny Ade and defrauding victims.
Lawrence Oyedokun was alleged to have opened and managing a fake IG and Twitter accounts with the handle @kingsunnyademusic to advertise a fake U.S and U.K musical tour and defrauding people of millions.
Naija News understands Lawrence Oyedokun, 27, was apprehended along-side his girlfriend Rebecca Oyebode, 23, and his friend, Oyewunmi Abiodun Ridwan, 27.
The suspect was said to have cleared his boss, Quadri of any complicity or involvement in the crime as his gang was said to have defrauded about 100 unsuspecting victims and raked in millions of naira from them.
Reacting to the news of Oyedokun, King Sunny Ade said, “People were always calling my number that they heard I was organising a tour. When it was getting too much for me, I had to call the police who helped me. .
People were thinking I was the one doing it, and I’ve never done anything like that in my life. I’m a law-abiding citizen of this country. I came to the CP and he promised to investigate.”
Oyedokun allegedly opened several bank accounts while detectives in charge of the case had so far traced a total of N3,111,175 obtained from 61 victims. The detectives also uncovered that despite that the suspects are in detention, the account under investigation still receives cash inflows ranging from 22 to 33 victims per day.