One Dare Williams, who was arrested for snatching a vehicle from a ride-hailing service driver, confessed that he went into armed robbery because he was desperate to gather enough money to promote his music career.
He said that he intended to use the stolen money to pay Nigerians singer, Davido or Runtown to feature in his own album.
Accordint to Police report, the 23-year-old student of Federal College of Education (Technical) Akoka, lured his friend, named Bethel Chukwuocha, 18, to snatch the Toyota Corolla car from one Clement Aniegbe, on Monday night December 21, 2020.
The suspects, armed with a kitchen knife, ordered a ride from Lekki to Gbagada. While on their way to their supposed destination, they threatened the driver with the weapon and carted away his car and mobile phone.
Wiliams who claimed he had gone around seeking help to raise money for his music project, said his plan was to sell the vehicle for a million naira and use the money to advance his music career.