After getting arrested and later released, a teenage boy who declared himself as the Inspector General of Police has been enrolled into a private school so that he can realize his dreams.
11-year-old boy, Gift Osayuwu caused a stir after he was arrested for his alleged involvement in Edo Police station attack. He had also posed with a police uniform, making himself the IGP.
Kola Edokpayi, the coordinator of human rights group, Talakwa Parliament, confirming the development on Monday, November 2.
According to him, the boy was enrolled into JSS 1 in “one of the ‘best private schools” in Benin City the Edo State capital today.
Gift was accompanied to his new school by his widowed mother, who is a pure water seller according to reports.
Recall Gift was arrested for allegedly joining a gang of hoodlums that attacked Oba Market police station at Evbuotubu area of Benin City. After the attack, he was said to have worn the uniform of a police sergeant and declared himself as the Inspector General of Police (IGP).
However, he was released by the police on Friday, October 30 after which he revealed that his dream is to become IGP in the future.
Donations into the boy’s Education Trust Fund have continued to pour in from concerned philanthropic Nigerians who want his dream of becoming IGP to come to reality.
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