July 18, 2024

Kwara State lecturer pleads guilty to romance scam

A lecturer with the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, Abdullahi Opashola, was on Monday arraigned before the State High Court over romance scam.

Opashola was arraigned on one count before Justice Adenike Akinpelu by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and pleaded guilty to the charge.

The offence was said to contravene Section 95 of the Penal Code and punishable under Section 324 of the same law.

According to the EFCC, Opashola was among the 32 alleged Internet fraudsters arrested in Offa on September 14, 2020.