*By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan.
Two herbalists, and 24 others suspected Yahoo Boys were arrested by EFCC.
SWIndependentnews.com.ng reports that Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Command on Friday, October 29, 2021 arrested two self-claimed herbalists, Ajisafe Toheeb and Ogundayo Usman at Soka area of Ibadan over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.
***The herbalists and other suspected Yahoo Boys being paraded At EFCC Zonal Headquarters Ibadan….
The suspects according to a press release by the Head of Media & Publicity Secretary of the Commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren were arrested alongside twenty-four others, four of whom claimed to be students of Lead City University.
Uwujaren a copy of the statement made available to SWIndependentnews.com.ng maintained that twenty two of the suspects have been indicted by the investigation, which is still ongoing.
The suspects are Soyinka Emmanuel Oluwafemi, Olaoti Fawaz, Omoke Ogbonaya, Okhiria Alex, Olamilekan Ibrahim, Olagoke Olalekan, Adeniran Ibrahim Adesina, Olasupo Temitayo Ayomide, Adeniran Basit, Ogunsetan Gbolahan Oluwasegun, Balogun Salam Omolade and Olamilekan Ibrahim.
Others are Ilesanmi Mayowa, Amao Emmanuel Abiodun, Olakanmi Babatunde Abdulrahmon, Olasile Jide, Dauda Sodiq, Hammed Ayomide Rasheed, Sodiq Olaide, Idris Damilola Yusuf, Abdulramon Mubarak and Ogunbiyi Segun.
They were arrested following verified intelligence on their alleged involvement in cyber fraud.
Items recovered from them include cars, mobile phones, television sets, Play Station5, laptops, among others.