Two Lecturers And 28 Others Arrested Over Internet Fraud In Kwara State


Two Lecturers And 28 Others Arrested Over Internet Fraud In Kwara State

Two Lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa and 28 others have been arrested by Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.

According to a statement by Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Dele Oyewale, The Two lecturers made available to newsmen on Monday were given as Abdullahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola.

The 28 other suspects arrested by the EFCC for the crime are Olademeji Timi; Remilekun Adeolu; Audu John; David Momodu;Abdulkareem Samad; Adebiyi Sodiq; Dawodu Olusoji; Yusuf Amoo; Kehinde Olarenwaju; Philip Mike; Ademola Adebukola and Adeniyi Olamilekan.

Others are Kingsley Essien; Tobiloba Adenuga; Tope Ayodele; Rasheed Mujib; Oladipo Opeyemi; Saadu Muktar; Oladejo Hammed; Hammed Tope; Ameachi Umenyi; Salaudeen Adam and Afolabi Gafar.

The rest were Adeyemi Adedeji; Ajayi Teslem; Olawale Oladayo; Olasunkanmi Olawale and Adeleke Damilola.

Oyewale said that the suspects were arrested by Operatives from the Illorin zonal office of EFCC at different locations within Kwara State, following intelligence gathered by Operatives of the commission over their alleged involvement in the offence.

Meanwhile, efforts are ongoing to arrest a Herbalist who is also linked with the alleged offence, the statement said.

According to the statement,

Items recovered from the arrested suspects included cars, phones, laptops among others.