The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 20 cybercrime suspects in Ilorin, Kwara State. A statement by Wilson Uwujaren, the Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, on Tuesday said that the arrest was the second in Ilorin in the last one month. The EFCC, had on May 4, 2023, arrested 62 suspected internet fraudsters including a convict, one Raji Wasiu Babatunde, whom the Commission had secured his conviction over similar offence two years ago. It said the latest arrest, which followed credible intelligence, took place at Egbejila, Airport Road and Offa Garage area, all in Ilorin.
“The suspects are Habeeb Abubakar, Abiola Abiodun, Atitebi Samuel, Emmanuel Mofe Oborirhwoho, John Adamson, Mayowa Akinola Victor, Oluwafemi Smith Ola, Abdullahi Isiak, Orji Daniel Roland, Martinson Adegboyega and Kolawole Temidayo. Others are Orimadegun Bashir Ishola, Tijani Quadri, Adebisi Kazeem, Umar Abdulkareem, Adebisi Teslim, Okunlola Idris Ayomide, Quadri Lekan, Ukueni Great and Adeyeye Usman. Items recovered from them upon arrest include different brands of phones, laptops and exotic cars. The suspects will be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of the ongoing investigations”, the statement said.