“I got involved in robbery to raise money for my gospel music album” – 28 year old Suspect Confess


A self-acclaimed gospel musician, Nurudeen Ogundairo, who claimed that he took to crime to source money for the production of his maiden album have been arrested by the Ogun State Police command for armed robbery.
According to PREMIUM TIMES, he made the explanation on Tuesday at Eleweran police headquarters in Abeokuta, Ogun State where he was paraded alongside 36 others arrested for various crimes.
The 28-year-old suspect who was arrested with two of his band boys, identified as Tunde Joseph and Ganiu Ajibode, who confessed to involvement in a robbery operation at the private residence in Atan-Ota which led to his arrest, said he had learnt his lesson after spending over two months in detention.
He said:
“I am a gospel musician. I needed money to enable me produce my maiden album and I got involved in robbery to raise money for the project. In fact, I had picked a date of July 24 to release the album to the public after the production,”
“I hope I can still be forgiven by the police and God over my action. It was in a bid to make headway in my musical career that I took to robbery,”
The state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ilyasu, while parading the suspects earlier, said a team of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, had arrested Mr. Ogundairo and his alleged accomplices at their hideout at Joju in Ota.
He said exhibits recovered from them include a locally made pistol, a laptop and six Iphone‎ handsets, adding that the suspects was arrested based on information after they had robbed a couple resident in Atan-Ota.
He assured residents of the state that the command was ready to protect the peace of the state and appealed to members of the public to always assist the police with information whenever they noticed any strange face, gathering or movement within their areas.

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