Yahoo Boys Are Now Role Models – Diezani Alison-Madueke

Speaking out against societal ills, the former minister who is also fighting extradition to Nigeria from the United Kingdom lamented how Internet fraudsters generally known as Yahoo boys had become role models for young people in Nigeria.

Former Nigerian minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Allison Madueke / Photo credit: dailypost.ng
Former Nigerian minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Allison Madueke / Photo credit: dailypost.ng

Nigerian Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who has for five years now been on self-imposed exile because of corruption charges level against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
has finally found her voice.

Speaking out against societal ills, the former minister who is also fighting extradition to Nigeria from the United Kingdom lamented how Internet fraudsters generally known as Yahoo boys had become role models for young people in Nigeria.

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Alison-Madueke was speaking on Friday at an online seminar put together by the Ijaw National Development Group.

The virtual event which was held on Friday was also attended by her former boss, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

Speaking at the event organised by the Ijaw National Development Group, Diezani also stressed the need for mentorship of Ijaw youths.

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