Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested no fewer than 62 persons over alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud in Ilorin, Kwara State.

A terse statement shared on the anti-graft agency social media page on Friday, said the arrests, which were carried out in two separate operations involved one Raji Babatunde whom the Commission arrested sometime last year, prosecuted and got convicted, but went back to his vomit and got arrested again.

“The convict was arrested together with 25 other suspects in an early morning operation carried out at different locations in Ilorin on Thursday, May 4, 2023.

” They are Yusuf Ahmed, Abdulazeez Ademola, Sulyman Mustapha, Yekeen Ibrahim, Samuel Adebayo, Raheem Moshood, Badmus Yusuf, Nurudeen Abdulmajeed, Abiodun Ayomide, Samuel Anuoluwapo, Ayodele Samuel, Ramadan Tijani, Soyinka Idris, Abdulhameed Junaid, Bashit Ismail, Temidayo Victor, Pelumi Adeboye, Lekan Oyedepo and Kudus Buhari.

“Others are Oyedepo Julius, Oyedepo James, Adeboye Pelumi, Akole John, Mustapha Bashir and Solomon Tomiwa.

” Acting on credible intelligence, operatives again, on Friday, May 5, 2023 rounded up another set of suspected fraudsters including a serving corps member, Salaudeen Muhammed and 35 others.

” They include Femi Richard, Olabisi Oluwaseun, Adeyemi David, Adekunle Aliyu Adeniyi, Amao Oluwasegun, Fakeye Emmanuel, Fawaaz Ajibola, Lawal Muritala, Sulaiman Olayinka, Azeez Ibrahim, Ayoola Emmanuel, Babatunde Peter, Olamide Faith, Samuel Mayomi, Ayanda Oluwapelumi, Ajayi Okikiola, Oke Ibukun Oyebisi, Owolaja Abayomi Oyewole, Taiwo Apariola and Yusuf Olamilekan Ibrahim.

“Others are Alufoge Toba Oluwaremilekun, Abiola Asimiyu Lukman, Quwam Lanre Busari, Damola Bello Lateef, Tijani Ridwan Lekan, Adeoye Quadri Olalekan, Folarori Abeeb Oladimeji, Bashit Abiodun Soneye, Adeoye Abdulgafar Olamide, Oladimeji Gabriel Junior, Ayinla Qudus Bashir, Uthman Mustapha, Aderoju Kayode Ridwan, Seun Elijah Simon and Taofik Qoweeyu Bosun

“Items recovered from the suspects include exotic cars, different brands of phones and laptops, charms, among others.

” The suspects will be charged to court upon the conclusion of the ongoing investigations,” the statement read.



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