Aspiring footballer turn robber after dem no pick am for Under-17 team

Aspiring footballer turn robber after dem no pick am for Under-17 team

Twenty-nine-year-old James Udobong, from Akwa Ibom State dey always hope say one dey em go become footballer for Nigeria’s national team.

But after em don train very very well for 2003, Udonbong find em way go Abuja to go participate for Under-17 trial and em don finally believe say em dream go come true but dem no pick am at all, and no so em dream to become football star end.

To kon survive na so he start to dey repair phones for Wuse Market. But as he no kon fit continue to pay em shop rent, na so he kon start to dey rob.

He dey into robbery, kidnapping and em na fraud suspects as Inspector-General of Police Response Team wey Abba Kyari lead, recently catch am for Abuja ontop sey he dey terrorise people wey dey stay there.

Udobong talk say as em no fit to make more money again, one of em friends suggest sey make he follow am to Transcorp Hilton and other five star hotels for Abuja, where dem go fit to target customers wey don drunk so dem go fit steal their phones.

He say,

“My friend also taught me how to place orders online for expensive mobile phones. We tell the dealers that we were buying the phones on behalf of a prominent politician lodged in any of the five-star hotels we choose to use.

“When the dealer makes delivery, we take him to a floor of the hotel and take the phones inside a door under the guise of delivering it to the politician but the dealer wouldn’t know that door leads through a staircase downstairs.

“Usually, after taking the phone, I jump inside a waiting taxi in the ground floor and leave the hotel. But in my last operation, I brought the dealer to Transcorp and asked him to wait outside the room in order to show the phone to my principal. I got into a lift and went to the ground floor. But I was arrested by waiting security men at the hotel.”

Na the security men kon hand Udobong to police wey kon recover all the phone wey em steal from the dealer, the phones dem iPhone, Infinix Note, two tablets and two Samsung Galaxy phones.

Dem don detain the suspect for Force Headquarters, Abuja. The police talk say dem go charge am to court once dem don finish investigation.


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