Flood Of Arrest: How EFCC Arrests 33 Yahoo Boys In Abeokuta

By: Okosun Dennis

For dubiously engaging in internet fraud; 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, after an actionable intelligence reports indicated their alleged criminal activities.

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 Malik Sunday,

Items recovered from them include 18 cars, mobile phones, laptops and several incriminating documents.

Head, Media and Publicity of EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed that the suspects were arrested on Tuesday, 27th April, 2021, adding that they will be arraigned soon in court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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