A man who claimed to have played for Shooting Star Football Club(3SC) of Ibadan has been arrested by the police in Imo State for unlawful possession of cocaine.
Aidomoaki Samson, 28, was arrested on September 30 at Aleke Hotel, Nekede, Imo State alongside his girlfriend, Ezinne Iwuagwu, who he contracts to send text messages in pretence as his sister overseas.
Parading the suspects on Thursday at the state command, the Commissiober of Police(CP), Rabiu Ladodo said the suspect confessed that he was an ex-footballer barred from playing due to drug related offence, adding that he claimed he was based in Benin Republic and Ghana.
“He impersonates as a national of Ghana while investigation has revealed that he is from Edo State, Nigeria,” Ladodo said.
The Police boss said that the Aidomoaki deals in hard drugs and had links in countries like Uganda, Addis Ababa, Turkey, Ghana, Morocco, Colombia and Nigeria.
“His syndicate member, one Mr. Eric in Italy disappointed him in Nigeria, he then started the manufacturing of fake hard drugs with the intention to dupe and defraud people,” the CP added.