The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 secured the conviction of one Abubakar Abdulbashit Opeyemi, a final year Student of the University of Ilorin and two other undergraduate students charged with offences bordering on love scam and internet fraud.
The two other convicts are Alimi Abiodun and Idowu Rasaq Olarewaju, who are students of the Kwara State University, KWASU, Molete and Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, respectively.
Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin convicted and sentenced the three undergraduates to various jail terms after the court found them guilty of various offences preferred against them by the EFCC.
The three convicts, who were arraigned on separate charges pleaded guilty to the charge preferred against them.
In his judgment on the cases on Tuesday, Justice Abdulgafar while relying on the plea of guilt entered by the defendants and the various exhibits tendered against them, held that the prosecution succeeded in proving its case beyond reasonable doubts.