By Seun Agboola, Lagos
Men of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested a 19-year-old girl, Ifeoma Nelly for impersonating international music sensation, Wizkid, on social media.
Nelly was arrested by operatives in Lagos after defrauding unsuspecting people of over $65,000, about N12.9million.
The suspect, Is a student in the industrial Chemistry Department at the Delta State University, Abraka.
She was arrested through the combined efforts of Wizkidâ€™s Manager, Mr.Â SundayÂ Are, policemen from Lagos and an Australian when she came to Lagos to collect part payment of $25,000 from.
The Australians were at a hotel in Lagos at the prompting of Nelly who had promised to book the services of Wizkid for him to perform for them live in Australia.
Nelly had been receiving payment via electronic means but due to desperation, decided to appear in person to collect the $25,000 from the Australian.
She came with two friends, a lady and a guy but unknown to her, policemen had been planted in the hotel and were waiting to take her into custody.
When she walked into the hotel with her friends, she was immediately nabbed and carted away.