EFCC Bans Sting Operations at Night


The executive chairman of the Economics and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has ban sting operations at night across all  state commands without further delay.

Mr. Ola Olukoyede, EFCC Boss gave the directive after the release of the 69 suspected internet fraudsters arrested by the Ibadan zonal command, according information released by Dele Oyewale, the Head of Media & Publicity in EFCC headquarters, Abuja.

The statement reads:

EFCC PRESS STATEMENT: EFCC Bans Sting Operations at Night

In line with the newly-reviewed procedures on arrest and bail of suspects by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Ola Olukoyede has directed that sting operations at night time be stopped in all the Commands of the EFCC.

He gave the directive in Abuja on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 in reaction to the arrest of 69 suspected internet fraudsters by operatives of the Ibadan Zonal of the Commission in Ile-Ife, Osun State. Already, many of the suspects duly profiled by the Command have been released, while profiling of suspects yet un-released will be completed, without further delay.

The Commission wishes to assure the public that it will not relent in its adherence to the rule of law, in the exercise of its mandate. 

Dele Oyewale
Head,  Media & Publicity
November 1, 2023

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