A fraudster, 29, would be going to prison for 28 years after he was convicted for impersonating the dean of student affairs in the University of Ilorin, UNILORIN.
Ajayi Oluwatobi, an ex-convict, also usurped the personalities and authorities of other prominent figures in the school to deceive naive students struggling to complete their university entrance registration process.
Passing the verdict on the case was Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar of the Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, who sentenced the scammer for twenty-eight years imprisonment for duping students seeking to pay school fees and hostel accommodation.
It was gathered that the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Oluwatobi on a four-count charge on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, which centred on Fraud and Impersonation.
The suspect pleaded guilty in court, which made it easy for the judge to pass a sentence. Justice Abdulgafar said the material evidence before the court showed that the prosecution had proved its case beyond a reasonable doubt.