Court Tells Yahoo Boy to Clean Toilet for 8 Months – How do you feel about this decision?

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan Zonal Command got five people convicted in Federal and State High Courts in Ibadan, Oyo State, and Osogbo, Osun State, on Monday, June 20, 2022.

According to a press release signed by the Head of Media and Publicity of the Commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, Amusa Abdulhakeem Oluwasegunfunmi, a final year student of Transport Planning Management at Tai Solarin University, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, was sentenced to eight months of community service for fraudulent impersonation.

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The others are Amusa Abdulhakeem Oluwasegunfunmi, Ajisafe Sodiq Olaide, Lawal Samuel Morenikeji, Osuolale Abdullahi Abiodun, and Olamilekan Ridwan Taofeek.

They were each found guilty of one count of cyber-fraud, which was a separate charge. When they were brought to court, they pleaded “guilty” to the charges that the EFCC had brought against them.

Given their pleas, the prosecutor asked the court to find them guilty and give them the right sentences.

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So, Justice Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State, found Oluwasegunfunmi guilty of fraudulent impersonation, which is against section 22 (2) (b) (1) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc.) Act, 2015, and sentenced him to eight months of community service.

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He has to clean the toilets at the Ataoja School of Science in Osogbo, Osun State, as part of his sentence.

Also, the court told the School Principal to keep track of the convict’s attendance and turn it in when his sentence was over.

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In the same way, Justice Iyabo Yerima of the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan gave Ajisafe Sodiq Olaide six months of community service for getting money by lying, which is against Section 419 of the Criminal Code Cap 38 Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

In the same way, Justice Omolara Adeyemi of the Oyo State High Court sentenced Lawal Samuel Morenikeji to six months of community service, Osuolale Abdullahi Abiodun and Olamilekan Ridwan Taofeek to one week of community service, because their crimes broke Section 484 of the Criminal Code Cap 38 Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The courts told the convicts that they had to pay back their victims and give the Federal Government everything that was taken from them.

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How do you feel about this decision?

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