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EFCC operatives allegedly raid FUTA hostels, arrest students in night operations

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have reportedly raided the hostels of the students of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State.

The EFCC operatives, who stormed  the students’ lodges at 2:00 am on Wednesday, also arrested students.

Some students have taken to social media, sharing videos and alleging that the men broke into rooms and arrested their schoolmates.

National Daily Newspaper recalls that the Chairman of the anti-graft agency, Ola Olukoyede had ordered a stop to the practice of night sting operations in November 2023, after operatives of the agency invaded off campus hostels of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State.

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Videos circulating on social media have revealed broken window frames from what is believed to be an attempt at forced entry.

One social media user named J Brandy wrote: “I thought they said EFCC should not raid at nights again.

This hostel (Celebrity Lodge, FUTA ) is right behind mine.

When will this endemic? EFCC operatives  (officials) moving like thieves at night!”

A man wearing the EFFC operative jacket  was seen in one of the videos circulating online.

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