49-year-old Akpoviri Vincent Jimmy has been arrested by the Police in Bayelsa State for allegedly using fake medical license to seek for a job as a medical doctor.
Disclosing this is the State’s command spokesperson, SP Asinim Butswat, on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.
According to Asinim, the suspect claimed to be Dr. Charles Umeh a serving medical doctor in Taraba state, however, his real name was discovered to be Akpoviri Vincent Jimmy.
The suspect who hails from Ethiope West LGA of Delta State was first exposed in Ughelli when he failed to know the correct terminologies a qualified medical doctor should know and use.
Moreover during investigation, Jimmy disclosed that he is a graduate of Psychology from Delta State University, and so has some knowledge of medicine.
He also confessed to using the credentials of his friend, Dr Charles Umeh without his knowledge to seek for work.
Furthermore, he disclosed that he got his knowledge of medicine while working as a P.A to the late Dr. Ajoke in Sapele, adding that he had not worked as a medical doctor before and only recently started parading himself as one.