A Muslim cleric, twin brothers, 6 students of various institutions and 19 others are among suspects arrested by operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged Yahoo business.
The suspects were arrested on Thursday, March 23, 2023 in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The arrest, which was effected at Mandate Area, Ilorin, followed actionable intelligence on the activities of fraudsters operating in the area.
The susoects are Toheeb Albarka, the cleric; Lambe Kehinde and Lambe Taye, the twin brothers; Francis Stephen, Olabode Yusuf and Musbaudeen Akorede who trade in dog selling respectively; Moshood Okunola, Kayode Aderemi, Ayobami Olorunfemi, Paul Ayomide, Agboola Marvellous and Adebisi Olatunde, who are all undergraduates.
Other suspects also include Olaleye Solomon, a miner; Akinade Samuel, computer technician; Damilola Shagaya, real estate developer; Muhammed Awal, graphic designer; Adam Mubarak, anti-money laundering analyst; Ogundiran Nathaniel, a tiler; Jamiu Ishola, printer; Dauda Tunde, a plumber; Abdullahi Sikiru, Bet 9ja agent; Kasali Afeez Adegoke, web developer; Jordan Adeyinka, a wears/shoe dealer and a driver, Ojeniyi Boluwatife.
Others are Adedamola Samson, Olarewaju Adisa Taofeek, Adewale Oloro and Omogbolahan Ibrahim
Items recovered from the suspects include ten exotic cars, different brands of laptops, cell phones and printers, among others.
The suspects would be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of the ongoing investigations.