Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed plans to train repentant internet fraudsters otherwise called ‘yahoo boys’ on advanced Information and Communication Technology as well as and other vocational skills in his proposed technology park in the state.
Obaseki, who is seeking reelection on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 19 governorship election in the state, made this known at a rally on Friday.
He said, “I will train young boys who do ‘yahoo’ to work in our technology park. We will train them and ensure they become more useful to society.”
Obaseki added that he has kept fate with residents of Egor Local Government Area, following the reconstruction of the Benin Technical College now Government Science and Technical College.