Seven Out Of 10 Nigerian Students Are Involved In Cybercrime


EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede

Ola Olukoyede, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has lamented about the increasing rate of Nigerian youths involved in cyber crimes.

In a statement issued on its X handle, Olukoyede said it is worrisome that seven out of ten students in Nigeria today are involved in cyber crimes. T

he EFCC boss said this while receiving a delegation from Daar Communication PLC that came on a courtesy visit to the corporate headquarters of the EFCC in Jabi, Abuja.

“We are looking towards Daar Communications to enlighten our youths on the evils of cyber crimes. It is worrisome that seven out of ten students today are involved in cyber crimes,” Olukoyede said.

The EFCC Chairman called on the media to design programmes that are aimed at enlightening the Nigerian youth on the evil of the crimes.

“These are the youths we are preparing to be leaders of tomorrow. The media should not relent in enlightening them on the evils of such criminal practices.”


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