A crossdresser simply identified as Ilyasu has been arrested by the Kogi State Vigilante Group in charge of Adavi Local Government.
Ilyasu a young man who disguised as a lady was nabbed on Wednesday morning, August 25, in Zariagi community, Adavi LGA, by the vigilante group when they suspected him of making suspicious moves.
Upon questioning he revealed he’s an indigene of Kogi State from Ofu local government and a dancer, but didn’t disclose what he was doing at the community.
The Chairman of the local government where Iliyasu was apprehended, Hon. Joseph Omuya Salami instructed the Vigilante Group to hand him over to the Nigeria Army for further questioning and find out the motive behind his moves.
Engr. M. Jamiu Habeeb, SA Media & Publicity, Adavi LG, confirmed the Nigerian Army has taken charge of the situation and the issue will be investigated and suspect will be tried if found guilty of any criminal act.
Reacting to the incident, Atuluku Victor Levi, the Senior Special Assistant on New Media to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, shared photos of the suspect on his Facebook page, asking if popular crossdresser, Bobrisky knows him.
“Bobrisky, you sabi he/her? I just wan know before we continue dis matter 4 Kogi” he captioned the photos.
When a curious follower asked what Ilyasu’s offence was, Atuluku said “disguised for criminality but caught in my dear Kogi State”
“We don’t tolerate anything that has the semblance of criminality in any part of Kogi State by anyone or group of persons.” He added.