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Man Arrested For Issuing Death Threat Against EFCC Chairman Olukoyede On Instagram

Posted by Amarachi on Thu 21st Mar, 2024 - tori.ng

Cole was apprehended in the Lugbe area of Abuja after making the threat via his Instagram handle in response to an Instagram blog post on February 1, 2024.

Kayode Cole

A man identified as  Kayode Cole has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for issuing a death threat against its Chairman, Ola Olukoyede.

Cole was apprehended in the Lugbe area of Abuja after making the threat via his Instagram handle in response to an Instagram blog post on February 1, 2024.

This was made known in a statement the agency shared on its X account on Wednesday, March 20.

The statement read, “Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, March 18, 2024, arrested one Kayode Cole for issuing a death threat against the Executive Chairman of the Commission, Ola Olukoyede.

“Cole was arrested at the Lugbe axis of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja."



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The statement added: “In the course of interrogation,  the suspect claimed that he was just ‘chasing clout.’

“He will be handed over to the appropriate authority for further investigation and prosecution.”


This incident follows Olukoyede’s prior disclosure on January 30, 2024, regarding the EFCC’s findings on money laundering activities involving religious groups in Nigeria.



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