The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has apprehended two lecturers and 28 others for their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Dele Oyewale, in a statement issued today, have the names of the lecturers as Abdullahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola – both working at Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa.
The 28 other suspects arrested by the EFCC for the crime are Kingsley Essien; Tobiloba Adenuga; Tope Ayodele; Rasheed Mujib; Oladipo Opeyemi; Saadu Muktar; Oladejo Hammed; Hammed Tope; Ameachi Umenyi, Salauden Adam and Afolabi Gafar.
Others are Oladimeji Timi; Remilekun Adeolu; Audu John; David Momodu; Abdulkareem Samad; Adebiyi Sodiq; Dawodu Olusoji; Yusuf Amoo; Kehinde Olarenwaju; Philip Mike, Ademola Adebukola and Adeniyi Olamilekan.
The rest were Adeyemi Adedeji; Ajayi Teslem; Olawale Oladayo, Olasunkanmi Olawale and Adeleke Damilola.
According to the anti-graft agency, the suspects were arrested by operatives from the Ilorin 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.
Officials of the EFCC are still making efforts to apprehend a herbalist in connection to the alleged crimes.
Cars, phones, laptops and other items were recovered from the suspects.