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EFCC arrests 34 ‘Yahoo boys’ in Oyo

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Command
has nabbed 34 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys on Monday.

The EFCC, in a statement posted on its Twitter handle added that 21 of the suspects were arrested on Monday, July 25, 2022, in a sting operation at Apete and Ijokodo areas of Ibadan, Oyo State.

The name of the suspects includes Paul Uche Obinna, Ola Kareem, Dazumi Hammed Adeiza, Olamilekan Gabriel Ahmed, Olowe Nifemi Michael, Osisi Ikenna Nicholas, Dazumi Abdullahi Razak, Adejuyigbe Abayomi Babatunde, Adesokan Afeez Afolabi, Tobiloba Joshua Adejuyi, Dazumi Azeez Jayeola, Ayegbusi Olamilekan Michael and Mubarak Salaudeen Opeyemi.

Others are Ibrahim Muhammed Hassan, Salam Ademola Samson, David Sunday Chukwudi, Kolapo Abdulrazak Seyi, Lawal Adesina Sheriff, Faeji Tobiloba Raphael, Bello Ibrahim Damilola, and Abisoye Israel Olamilekan.

It was gathered that the remaining 13 suspects were apprehended on Friday, July 22, 2022, at Airport Road, Alaska and Ologuneru, Ibadan.

The names were given as Salami Ayo Wisdom, Afeez Sode Gbolahan, Abdulkadiri Ojo Adams, Awe Olabiyi Omotayo, Adeniyi Auwal Tomiwa, Abudu Olamiotan Sunday, Ayomide Adeniyi Surajudeen.

Others are Olasunkanmi Quadri Adewale, Oladotun Kunle Tijani, Adekunle Damilare Elijah, Abudu Kayode Donald, Eyinla Temitayo Emmanuel and Adekunle Imole Ayo.

Items recovered include Exotic cars, laptops, different brands of mobile phones, and several fraudulent documents.

According to the commission, the suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is completed.