A 47-year-old man named Ayodele Balogun has been apprehended by the Ogun state police command for parading himself as a lawyer. Balogun who claims to be a legal practitioner yet without the professional training has been into the legal practice for a decade.

The fake lawyer was caught into the police net following a petition by a victim whom he duped the sum of N140,000. He was arrested by police officers attached to the Otta Division of the Ogun state Police Command.
Speaking on his arrest, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the spokesperson of the Ogun state police command said that it was a wide scope of their interrogation that provoked the confession of Ayodele Balogun. He reavealed that Balogun has been a fake lawyer practicing at a popular chamber located in Otta for ten years.
Adejobi said that the suspect and others accused would be arraigned in court without much ado and their details sent to the Nigerian Bar Association and other concerned bodies/groups for the necessary action.