The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, August 25, 2022, secured eight convictions in Ibadan, Oyo State.

The convicts, Bambgbose Temitayo Abiodun (a.k.a Scott Buchanan), Adebayo Sodik (Trisha Patterson), Yekini Ismail Omokayode, Ayoade Taofeek Adekunle (a.k.a Jessica Weaver),Taiwo Babalola Oluwatope(a.k.a Bram Sem),Ibrahim Ayinla Ajadi (a.k.a Chris Young),Sodiq Razaq Olamilekan (a.k.a Daren Amanda) and Adams Rasaq Lekan (a.k.a Angelina Gomez) were prosecuted before Justices Bayo Taiwo and Olusola Adetujoye of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan.

They all pleaded guilty to their respective one count charge.

Justice Taiwo pronounced Yekini guilty of the offence of obtaining property by false pretences contrary to Section 419 of the Criminal Code Law Cap 38, Laws of Oyo State, 2000 and sentenced him to six months community service.

Similarly, Justice Adetujoye convicted Ayoade, Taiwo, Ajadi, Olamilekan and Adams on separate one count charge of personation. He sentenced Ayoade, Ajadi and Olamilekan to six months community service while Taiwo and Adams bagged three months community service.

Earlier, on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, Justice Taiwo convicted Bamgbose and Adebayo. The duo pleaded guilty to one-count amended charge of possession of documents containing false pretense.

The convicts are to restitute their victims and forfeit the items recovered from them to the Federal Government.


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25 August, 2022