An Absconded Soldier, 33 Others Arrested By EFCC

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Yemisi Izuora

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, Tuesday arrested Army deserter, Adebisi Jamiu and 33 others for suspected internet fraud.

According to Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects were picked up at different locations in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.

The 22-year-old former soldier and others, the EFCC spokesman said, were arrested on the strength of verified intelligence on their alleged involvement in cybercrime.

The other suspects include Muritala Olaniyi Lateef, Wasiu Olajide, Wasiu Sadiq, Olaniran Abiodun, Ayodeji Tosin, Olaniran Tayo, Oginni Oluwaseun, Oginni Olatunde, Ojuade Oluwafemi and Ibrahim Wande.

Others are Oladiran Olayinka, Akinjobi Akinwunmi, Abayomi Aderohunmi, Olaoluwa Temitope, Idowu Olawale, Lawrence Taiwo, Ojo Gbenga, Tiamiyu Farouk, Oladele Seun, Akiniyi Boluwatife and Olaoluwa Mutiu,

The names of the others were given ad: Olakunle Omolofe, Olalere Samad, Edbadon Johnson, Oketunbi Kayode, Gbeyide Tomiwa, Oluwanisola Elmuqsit, Bathlomew John, Ibikunle James, Olamide Oluwaseyi, Yusuf Mohammed, Adebola Ibrahim, and Ajayi Muyiwa.

He said the suspects had volunteered statements to the commission and would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

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