- The return of N326,000 to Diemesor Gabriel, a student of Chemical Engineering, University of Benin, came as a Christmas gift
- This was made possible on Friday, December 24, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
- Gabriel had in September cried out over the illegal withdrawal of the sum from his account which is part of the scholarship grant
Diemesor Gabriel, a 21-year-old student of Chemical Engineering, University of Benin, on Friday, December 24, got back his N326,000.
The sum was handed over to Gabriel by Adesola Amusan, an assistant commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), PM News reports.
This came after the student in September petitioned the EFCC over the illegal withdrawal of N326,000 from the N600,000 scholarship grant paid into his account.
The anti-graft body recovered the money and arrested three suspects following an investigation into Gabriel's petition.
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EFCC declares 4 Nigerians wanted, shares pictures of suspects for nationwide identification
Meanwhile, the EFCC had solicited the help of Nigerians in locating four suspects who are wanted for alleged fraud.
The agency on its official Facebook page on Monday, November 22, declared the wanted suspects as Akpodemaye Ikolo, Donald Olorunkoyede, Owootomo Tomilola Sunday, and Okuafiaka Bright Onyebuchi.
EFCC stated that the suspects are being investigated for offenses bordering on fraud. The commission asked anybody with useful information about the wanted men’s whereabouts to contact any of its offices across the nation.
The post by the EFCC has, however, generated mixed reactions from Nigerians.
Cardinal-Emmanuel Orji said:
"Send me Airtime that I will use and call u in case I see them."
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Hassan Zakari :
"By God willing, you will soon catch them."
Sadiq Aliyyu said:
"Any pay after giving the useful information?"
Sadeeque Adam Sardauna said:
"Place some bounty and they'll get them quickly, people are tired of working for nothing."
Abbas Musa said:
"You guys are not doing the needful, our street is polluted with yahoo boys but you guys are not doing anything over it."