EFCC boss Magu says the saddest thing is that mothers of Yahoo boys have formed an association to render moral support to their erring kids.
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, is lamenting that mothers of suspected internet fraudsters (popularly referred to as Yahoo Boys in street parlance) have formed an association to burnish the reputation of their children and provide them ample moral support.
“We are looking at how we can rehabilitate the Yahoo Boys; these are young boys, who have graduated, who are in the university. We want to see how we can sensitise them; how we can make them know that the Yahoo Yahoo business is wrong,” Magu said during an interactive session with stakeholders in Lagos on Thursday, October 31, 2019.
“And we are also appealing to their mothers. The parents of these children, they have actually formed an association of Yahoo Yahoo Mothers’ Association – Yes; they are there – Association of Mothers of Yahoo Yahoo Boys.
“Some of them will say the father did not do anything; these boys came, demolished the house and put up a new structure. If you see the cars that we have recovered, you will think that we are in the car business. These are all Yahoo Yahoo. All brands of cars – Jaguar, Rolls Royce,” Magu added.