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Entertainment of Thursday, 30 June 2022


Erigga mocks EFCC over plans to imprison landlords who rent houses to fraudsters

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Nigerian rapper Erhiga Agarivbie popularly known as Erigga has slammed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over its new plans to imprison landlords who rent their houses to Internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo.

The music star took to his Twitter page on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, where he mocked the agency over its plan.

"Dem say 15years imprisonment for landlord when rent house to yahoo boy but what about country when yahoo men dey rule?" he tweeted.

The agency recently announced its readiness to go after landlords who rent their houses to internet fraudsters.

The commission made this known while announcing its virtual townhall meeting, EFCC Connect to expand its reach and engagement with citizens.

As part of its efforts to provide answers and clarifications to issues, the agency announced on its Twitter page that it would hold a Twitter Space on Wednesday, June 28, 2022, at 6 pm to discuss the implications of renting properties to criminals.

The EFCC said the topic; ‘Give your house to Yahoo boys, spend 15 years in jail’, would be discussed by its Legal and Prosecution Officers Sylvanus Tahir and Cosmos Ugwu.