EFCC Nabs 33 'Yahoo Boys' in Abeokuta
Operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 33 internet fraud suspects, also known as 'Yahoo-Yahoo Boys’ in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The suspects were apprehended at Adigbe, Oloke, Ibara Housing Estate Extension and Idi Ori areas of the Ogun State capital, following actionable intelligence earlier received on their alleged criminal activities.
Confirming the development, EFCC's Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren made this known in a statement made available to newsmen.
Uwujaren said the suspects will soon be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are concluded.
He noted that Items recovered from them include eighteen cars, mobile phones, laptops and several incriminating documents.
The suspects include Sodiq Kotoye, Lawal Sofiu Temitope, Abiola Gabriel Oladimeji, Olufowobi Adeniyi, Lateef Taiwo, Oyebasi Damilola, Oluwatoyin Awonuga, Akinbode Azeez, Kayode Victor, Sulaimon Abdulahi, Adekona Tolani, Babatunde Rotimi, Oduwole Olatokunbo, Fatai Habeeb, Fashola Pelumi, Obitokun Olugbade, Atewojaye Oluwadamilare, Fawaz Calfos, Obadina Tobi Godfrey, Eugushi Mumuni, Ehis Hopkins, Kolawole Bankole, Balogun Toheeb.
Others are: Alaka Ismail, Adebowale Babatunde, Yusuf Ajibola, Adeoye Hammed, Omolayo Odutola, Musabaudeen Azeez Ayomide, Anifowoshe Babamide, Habeeb Ibrahim, Oladimeji Odunayo, Opatola Maldev