Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has acknowledged the intelligence of web fraudsters a.ok.a yahoo boys, whereas additionally expressing the desire to re-direct their energies and the approach they assume into one thing constructive.
Speaking on Friday at a city corridor assembly on Edo State Education Policy, the governor added that he’s not condemning these concerned in the legal act, however might be working with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to discover a resolution.
In his phrases: “I’m involved. Cyber fraud and Yahoo tradition are huge points.
“I’m not condemning these concerned. There should be a motive why that tradition has grow to be so prolific in Edo State. We should discover the root trigger and tackle them as we did in the days of trafficking.
“Let’s see how we can correct it because these children must be very brilliant. The kind of things they do, how they hack into other people’s accounts. How do we re-direct that thinking into something more positive?”
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