EFCC arrests 42 “yahoo boys” in Ogun
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, on Friday, arrested 42 youngsters for their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.
According to the Commission, the suspects, aged between 18 and 33 years, were apprehended at different locations in Ilaro, Ogun state, “following actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged illegal activities.”
EFCC gave names of the suspects as Peter Fasuhan, Kareem Oladimeji, Adeleke Sodiq, Akinlolu Quadri, Popoola Lukeman, Faniyi Jamiu, Joseph Elijah, Idowu Afolabi, Laleye Olaoluwa, Olabode Olasunkanmi, Shoyola Joseph, Baura David, Janta Oluwafolabomi, Akintunde Wariz, Olukotun Abiodun, Kazeem Popoola and Olaoye Akinyemi.
Others, according to the anti-graft agency, are: Adebanjo Olamide, Esiegbe Dare, Job Emmanuel, Idris Olarewaju, Bakare Sodiq, Popoola Waliu, Popoola Ibrahim, Balogun Tunde Daniel, Adegbite Richard, Owolabi Aderibigbe, Oniyide Benjamin, Sheye Oluwaseun, Enitan Babajide, Oguntayo Samud, Daramola Damilola, Adeniji Azeez, Shobola Adeolu, Odunbaku Tunde, Olamilekan Adedeji, Maja Toheeb, Giwa Olajide, Tolu Yusuf, Ashoregbabo Ayo and Adeosun Temitope.
Items recovered from the arrested suspects included eight exotic cars, mobile phones and laptops, the Commission stated, adding that those indicted “will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.”