Three siblings, Emmanuel Udofa, ThankGod Udofa and Jonathan Udofa were on Thursday, November 25, 2021 convicted and sentenced to prison by Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of the Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.
The trio were arraigned by the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on one count charge of false representation.
The Commander of the Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ACE 11 Owukwe C. Obiora on Thursday, November 25, 2021 urged the people of the Northeast and Nigeria at large to take ownership of the fight against corruption to ensure success of the anti-graft campaign.
He stated this in a goodwill message at a stakeholders’ meeting organized by the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) with the theme: ‘‘Value Orientation and the Fight Against Corruption”.
The Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, November 26, 2021, secured the conviction and sentencing of the duo of Folarin Oyindamola and Chidera David for internet fraud before Justice O. A. Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.
The convicts, who were among the suspected internet fraudsters arrested by the Commission between March and April this year, were arraigned separately on one count each bordering on possession of documents containing false pretence.