EFCC arrests two Lecturers, 28 others for Internet fraud in Kwara



Operatives of the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), Ilorin zonal office, have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa, identified as Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola for alleged involvement in Internet fraud.

The Commission also arrested 28 other persons suspected to be involved in the crime. ‎

The 28 suspects arrested alongside the lecturers include Kingsley Essien, Tobiloba Adenuga, Tope Ayodele, Rasheed Mujib, Oladipo Opeyemi, Saadu Muktar, Oladejo Hammed, Hammed Tope, Ameachi Umenyi, Salauden Adam and Afolabi Gafar.

Others are Oladimeji Timi; Remilekun Adeolu, Audu John, David Momodu, Abdulkareem Samad, Adebiyi Sodiq, Dawodu Olusoji, Yusuf Amoo, Kehinde Olarenwaju, Philip Mike, Ademola Adebukola and Adeniyi Olamilekan.

The rest are Adeyemi Adedeji, Ajayi Teslem, Olawale Oladayo, Olasunkanmi Olawale and Adeleke Damilola.

A statement by the EFCC said the suspected Internet fraudsters were arrested at different locations within Kwara State, following intelligence gathered by operatives.

Meanwhile, efforts are ongoing to arrest an herbalist who is also linked with the alleged offence.

Items recovered from them include cars, phones and laptops.‎

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