Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, arrested 22 ‘Yahoo Boys’ during a raid in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, for alleged involvement in internet fraud.

The suspects included Akintunde Ibrahim Olajide, Yusuf Taiye Afeez, Jimoh Idris Okikiola, Adeyemo Wariz Adegoke, Ademola Olalekan Saheed, Anif Abayomi Busayo, Oriade Sunday Oluwatobi, Ajadi Opeyemi Damilola, Peter Akanji Blessing, Olaoluwa Felix Oguniran, Agbei Shola Peter, Toheeb Adeagbo Tola, Ajayi Akinyinka Umar.

Others were Ibrahim Opeyemi Ishola, Samson Shonubi Oluwafemi, Oki Kayode Oluwadunsi, Durosamo Temitope Dickson, Akinremi Ridwan Abiodun, Ahmed Ogunyele and Olawore Ridwan Olalekan.

According to the Commission’s Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspected fraudsters were apprehended at their hideout based on intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

He said that five cars, several mobile phones, laptops and other incriminating documents were recovered from them at the point of arrest.

Uwujaren added: “Twenty of the 22 suspects have been indicted by the investigation. They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.”


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