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.