19Yr Old Boy Arrested for Running a Fake Tinubu Facebook Account


A nineteen year-old Mechanical Engineering student of

Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, has being arrested by

policemen from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS),

Lagos Command, for floating a fake Facebook page of the

All Progressive Congress (APC), national leader, Sen. Bola

Ahmed Tinubu to extort money from members of the


According to Dailytrust, The suspect, identified as

Emmanuel Otu is said to be a specialist in internet fraud.

He was alleged to have posed, at different occasions, as a

prominent Nigerian on Facebook and other social media

platforms to defraud his victims of various amount of


Police detectives led by Abba Kyari arrested him from his

hostel in Ozoro, Delta State on May 10, 2015.

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Kayode Aderanti,

while addressing news men at the Command

Headquarters, Ikeja, on Wednesday stated that the 19 year-

old suspected fraudster created a Facebook page in the

name of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and has been

defrauding unsuspecting but obviously gullible persons.

The Lagos Police boss explained that the undergraduate

student, through the Facebook page claimed to be

arranging jobs and contracts for his would be victims with

some of the oil majors operating in Nigeria.

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