Gregory Anyansodo, 47 and a member of The Lord Chosen, was on last Thursday arrested in Lagos for impersonating the Nigerian Police and extorting traders in Oshodi. The suspect had surreptitiously and under the guise of arresting a trader, stole N125,000 from the trader, Mrs Emmanuella Joseph.
The victim reported Anyansodo thinking they were colleagues. Typical of the RRS operatives, they never dismissed the lady’s claim. They followed her in search of Anyansodo until he was arrested few hours later.
Found on Ayansodo were a walkie – talkie and a fake police identity card portraying him as an agent of Lagos State Taskforce AGENCY; Criminal Investigation Department, SARS and Police Command Panti Unit 9 (only God knows where those exist in Lagos).
Gregory Anyansodo confessed but maintained he didn’t steal N125,000. He stated that he only threatened to arrest her in order to extort her.
He added that he has been making between N10,000 to N15,000 daily impersonating police in Oshodi and that he has been lodging in hotels in Lagos since December, 2016 when he came to Lagos.
The suspect added that he has been arrested six times in Owerri by Police for impersonating WAEC and JAMB officials deceptively collecting N25,000 from applicants.
Confessing about how he spent what he made, the suspect said, he has never sent a dime to his wife and his six children based in Owerri, adding that, his wife has been the one catering for the children.
To cap it all, he “call the wife occasionally”.
Anyansodo came to Lagos to attend The Lord Chosen convention in Ijesha in February before deciding to stay in Lagos for employment opportunity.