A renowned advocate of internet safety, Mr. Rotimi Onadipe, has said he is open to discussion and counseling that will lead to genuine repentance of cyber criminals popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo.
Mr. Onadipe stated this in Ibadan on Saturday November 12, 2022 during a weekly awareness program on cyber safety, tagged: “Say NO to internet abuse, say YES to internet safety.”
He said: “Cybercrime is a global challenge of today’s technology age. We are all aware that cybercrime had done incalculable damage to many lives, irrespective of age, sex, tribe or location.
It’s is no longer news that cyber criminals are all over the world and online crimes are being committed by both male and female, young and old, Nigerians and non-Nigerians.
“For several years now, I have been praying for the salvation of cyber criminals, counseling and rehabilitating them so that they can use their talents in such a way that their lives will be more productive.
“As far as genuine repentance is concerned, I am open to discussion and effective counseling with cyber criminals that are willing to quit cyber crimes and live a productive life,” Onadipe added.