EFCC arrests two lecturers ‘involved in internet fraud’

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), Ilorin zonal office, have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa: Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola and twenty-eight others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.

In a statement by the commission on Monday, Gbenga Adewoye, EFCC zonal public relations officer, said the lecturers were arrested alongside 28 other suspects at different locations in Kwara state.

The other suspects are Kingsley Essien, Tobiloba Adenuga, Tope Ayodele, Rasheed Mujib, Oladipo Opeyemi, Saadu Muktar, Oladejo Hammed, Hammed Tope, Ameachi Umenyi, Salauden Adam, Afolabi Gafar, Oladimeji Timi, Remilekun Adeolu and Audu John

Others are, David Momodu, Abdulkareem Samad, Adebiyi Sodiq, Dawodu Olusoji, Yusuf Amoo, Kehinde Olarenwaju, Philip Mike, Ademola Adebukola, Adeniyi Olamilekan, Adeyemi Adedeji, Ajayi Teslem, Olawale Oladayo, Olasunkanmi Olawale and Adeleke Damilola.

“The suspects were arrested at different locations within Kwara State, following intelligence gathered by operatives of the anti-graft agency over their alleged involvement in the offence,” Adewoye said.

He also stated that the commission is yet to analyse categories of internet fraud engaged in by the suspects.

Cars, phones and laptops are some of the items recovered from the suspects.

Meanwhile, the commission said it is making efforts to apprehend a herbalist linked with the alleged offence.

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