- The chairman of the EFCC, Ola Olukoyede, has ordered that sting operations at night be stopped in your entire commission’s instructions
- Olukoyede gave the directive in Abuja on Wednesday, November 1, in response to a controversial operation in Ile-Ife, Osun tell
- The spokesperson for the anti-graft agency, Dele Oyewale made the building known in a train obtained by Business City
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Ile-Ife, Osun tell – The Economic Monetary Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, November 1, launched the ban on night sting operations in Nigeria.
Dele Oyewale, the agency’s Head of Media and Publicity, shared the replace by plot of a train.
EFCC chairman bans night raids by operatives
The building comes amid the controversial arrest of many college students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun tell, arrested earlier on Wednesday.
Also, rather heaps of Nigerians continuously whinge about sting operatives at night by EFCC officials.
In October, artiste, John Njeng-Ngeng, popularly in most cases known as Skales, condemned the EFCC for invading his home at 4 a.m.
The singer, who took to his X platform (formerly Twitter), said that some EFCC officials stormed his Lagos home with guns and hammers and broke down his door alongside side confiscating his mobile cell phone and folks of his guests.
The EFCC’s train stopping sting operations at night reads:
“Per the newly-reviewed procedures on arrest and bail of suspects by the Economic and Monetary Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Govt Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Ola Olukoyede has directed that sting operations at night time be stopped in your entire Commands of the EFCC.
He gave the directive in Abuja on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 in response to the arrest of 69 suspected net fraudsters by operatives of the Ibadan Zonal of the Commission in Ile-Ife, Osun Explain. Already, rather heaps of the suspects duly profiled by the Expose were launched, while profiling of suspects but un-launched will likely be performed, without extra extend.
“The Commission desires to guarantee the public that it can maybe no longer relent in its adherence to the rule of thumb of law, within the enlighten of its mandate.”
Within the intervening time, Business City understands that 58 out of 69 OAU college students were launched.
OAU college students storm EFCC space of business
Earlier, Business City reported that disgruntled OAU college students stormed the Ibadan Zonal Expose of the EFCC in Ibadan, Oyo tell, to register their grievances.
The college students protested the night arrest of their schoolmates by operatives of the anti-graft agency.
Source: Business City