Adeyemi Israel Abiodun, the director of logistics for the National Association of Nigerian Students at Federal University in Oye-Ekiti, was found guilty of online fraud and sentenced to one year in prison by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The NANS leader is one of 40 people who were found guilty on individual counts by four judges of the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan.
The EFCC’s Ibadan Zonal Command prosecuted the cases, according to Wilson Uwujaren, the organization’s head of media and publicity, who made this claim in a statement made accessible to our correspondent on Wednesday.
According to the anti-corruption agency, their violations of Sections 419, 467, 484, 516, and 508 of the Criminal Code Law Cap 38, Laws of Oyo State, 2000, centered on impersonation, collecting money under false pretense, obtaining property under false pretense, and forgery.
The other inmates are Lawal Abdullateef Olalekan, Okusanwo Mayowa Daniel, Oluwole Oluwasegun Ayomide, Yekeen Azeez Ishola, Okeniyi Sanuel Akiniyi, Theophilus Ademola Bukola, Salami Mohammed Adetayo, Pelumi Ajayi Temiloluwa, and Adedotun O
Monday Nnaemeka Samuel, Idowu Adeshina, Olowe Nifemi Ayomide, Adubu Olamiotan Sunday, Kehinde Olatunji Kehinde, Oguntuase Tope Francis, Elijah Isaac Wisdom, Ogbanaya Chukwu Chukwu, Adekola Adekunle, Odebode Temiloluwa Kehinde, Joseph Odunayo
Others include Adeeko Kolade Emmanuel, Boye Timilehin Emmanuel, Adedeji Ibrahim Olamilekan, Adefowora Omotayo David, Michael Damola Olanrewaju, Ayanyemi Olaide Samuel, Egberongbe Adedayo Quam, Oyelaran Olayiwola Jeremaih, Hammed Rilwan Ishola, and Azeez Tolulope Ayoa
Between August 15, 2022, to August 23, 2022, Justice Iyabo Yerima presided over Abiodun’s arraignment while Justices Bayo Taiwo, Akintola Ladiran, and Olusola Adetujoye prosecuted 39 other defendants.