A fake medical doctor, Adesina Opeyemi, 43, who resides at 1, Alowolodu Street, Alapere area of Ketu, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, has been arrested by the police at Alakara for impersonation.
According to the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs. Dolapo Badmus, a Superintendent of Police, following a petition received from the management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, Idi Araba, about the activities of Opeyemi, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Alakara Mr. Emmanuel Adebisi, a Chief Superintendent of Police, was mandated to investigate the case which led to the arrest of the suspect.
She further revealed that during investigation seven forged certificates were recovered from Opeyemi who hails from Ekiti State and he confessed that he has been practicing as a medical doctor, specifically as a consultant and gynaecologist for the past three years before his arrest.
Badmus said the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
She warned criminals in Lagos State to look for a better job to do, adding that the police will not hesitate to deal with any criminal found in the state.