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75-Year Fake Pensioner NABBED!


Emamnuel Ukonu, a 75-year old man, has been arrested by the police for  falsely claiming to be a pensioner in Abia state.
The spokesman of the Abia State Police Command, Udeviotu Onyeke, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Aba on Thursday, December 17, that Ukonu, who hails from Obuzo in Osisioma Ngwa local government Area, was arrested in Umuahia last week.
The police spokesman said that the suspect was arrested when he presented himself in the ongoing pensioners’ verification.
Ukonu arrested at the Bureau of Establishment and Pension Office, in Umuahia, by intelligence operatives of the police following a tip-off.
The state police mouthpiece added that the suspect allegedly confessed that he had never worked in either the civil service or private establishment.
Ukonu confessed further that one City Nworu, who he said is a student of the Abia State Polytechnic, brought him to make claims as a pensioner.
He said that was his first time of presenting himself for the verification.

The police have vowed to apprehend Nworu, who is said to be on the run, to hasten the investigation and arraignment.