Yahoo Boy instructed to wash toilet for 18 months in Osun state

It’s no longer news that cyber crime has become then norm of the day in most parts of Africa. Where people take up fake identities to scam people of their hard earned money.

The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, June 20, 2022, secured five convictions before the Federal and State High Courts in Ibadan, Oyo State and Osogbo, Osun State respectively.

According to a signed press release by the head of the commission, a final year student of Transport Planning Management at Tai Solarin University, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, involved in cyber crimes in the state has been arrested, tried and sentenced to eight months community service, and would be inspected thoroughly.

Given his pleas, the prosecution counsel urged the courts to convict and sentence them accordingly.

Consequently, Justice Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court, Osogbo, Osun State convicted and sentenced Oluwasegunfunmi, to eight months of community service for fraudulent impersonation, contrary to section 22 (2) (b) (1) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc.) Act, 2015.


The sentence requires him to clean the toilets at Ataoja School of Science, Osogbo, Osun State.

The attendance would be taken by the principal of the school and submitted to the court upon completion.