In a statement on Wednesday, the EFCC Public Relations Officer in Kwara, Mr Ayodele Babalola, said that the suspects, mostly students. were arrested on Tuesday by the operatives of the EFCC Ilorin Zonal Office.
The statement listed the names of the suspected internet fraudsters to include Adigun Oladapo, Olamilekan Ogunsola, Fuad Abidemi, Haastrup Samuel, Olamide Adeyemi, Akinola Abideen, Ebenezer Haastrup, Kehinde Adeyemi, Quadri Kareem, Abubakar Abdulbashit, Damilola Akinola, Ola-Oluwa Samuel, David Oyewole, Mojereola Toheeb, Isaac Chikezie, Joshua Chiekezie, Abdulsalam Opeyemi and Abawonjo Abdulazeez.
Others are Ganiyu Olanrewaju, Adeleke Ibrahim, Taiwo Ganiyu, Oke Gideon, Olakunle Adebisi, Ajani Samuel, Joshua Ogizien, Sodiq Olasupo, Olamilekan Mubarak, Adeniyi Olashile, Rotimi Adeyemi and Rasaq Olanrewaju.
The statement noted that most of the suspects were students and that they were arrested at different locations. Several items were also recovered from them.
“The suspects, who are mostly students were arrested at different locations within Ilorin following actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged criminal activities.
“Items recovered from them include ten exotic cars, mobile phones, laptops, charms and several incriminating documents.
“The suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded,” the statement said.
KanyiDaily recalls that the EFCC had recently arrested a popular Instagram comedian, Pankeeroy, for his alleged involvement in Internet fraud.