The Ibadan Zonal Commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, July 29, 2022 secured the conviction and sentencing of one Olaniyi Roqueeb Ajibola before Justice Bayo Taiwo of the State High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on one count charge which bordered on impersonation, an offence contrary to Section 484 and 419 of the Criminal Code Law Cap 38, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

Upon his arraignment, he pleaded “guilty” to the charge filed against him by the EFCC.

In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel reviewed the facts of the case, tendered both the confessional statements and documents recovered from the defendant and urged the court to convict and sentence him as charged.

Justice Taiwo, taking into account the evidence presented against the defendant, convicted and sentenced Olaniyi to six months community service. He was ordered to restitute his victim and forfeit all recovered items to the Federal Government.

 

 


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3 August, 2022