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JUST IN: EFCC arrests two herbalists, 24 students, enterprenuers over cybercrime

By Monsurudeen Olowoopejo

Two herbalists and 24 students as well as enterprenuers have been arrested as well as detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for allegedly engaging participating in cybercrime in Ibadan, Oyo State.

As gathered, the two herbalists currently cooling off in EFCC detention were Ajisafe Toheeb and Ogundayo Usman and they were said to have been arrested by the anti-graft agency around Soka area of Ibadan.

Of the 24 Others detained on Friday, were four students of Lead City University that were picked by the during the raid of their hideouts across the state.

A statement by the Head, Media, and Publicity of the agency, Wilson Uwujaren, noted that twenty-two of the suspects have been indicted by an ongoing investigation by the agency.

“They were arrested following verified intelligence on their alleged involvement in cyber fraud. Items recovered from them include cars, mobile phones, television sets, Play Station5, laptops, among others,” he added.

The suspects are: Soyinka Emmanuel Oluwafemi, Olaoti Fawaz, Omoke Ogbonaya, Okhiria Alex, Olamilekan Ibrahim, Olagoke Olalekan, Adeniran Ibrahim Adesina, Olasupo Temitayo Ayomide, Adeniran Basit, Ogunsetan Gbolahan Oluwasegun, Balogun Salam Omolade and Olamilekan Ibrahim.

Others are Ilesanmi Mayowa, Amao Emmanuel Abiodun, Olakanmi Babatunde Abdulrahmon, Olasile Jide, Dauda Sodiq, Hammed Ayomide Rasheed, Sodiq Olaide, Idris Damilola Yusuf, Abdulramon Mubarak, and Ogunbiyi Segun.




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