Two Lecturers, 28 Others Arrested for 419

By: Okosun Dennis

Two lecturers of Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa are among 30 fraudsters arrested by the operatives of the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), Ilorin Zonal office.

The two lecturers identified as Abdulahi Opashola and Adebisi Ademola were picked up with 28 others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.

The other suspects included: 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.

While the rest remains: Adeyemi Adedeji; Ajayi Teslem; Olawale Oladayo, Olasunkanmi Olawale and Adeleke Damilola.

The Head, Media and Publicity, EFCC, Dele Oyewale said in Abuja on Monday that the suspects were arrested at different locations within Kwara State following intelligence gathered by operatives of the Commission over their alleged involvement in the offence.

Meanwhile, efforts are ongoing to arrest an herbalist who is also linked with the alleged offence.

Items recovered from them included cars, phones, laptops among others.

Post Author: Friday Ekeoba